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          ESA-2017-017: RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise)
                    Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
                                12 May 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          RSA Adaptive Authentication
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access:    Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2017-4978  

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ESA-2017-017: RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) Cross-Site Scripting 

CVE Identifier: CVE-2017-4978

Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Score: 5.4 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products:

RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) versions prior to 7.3 P2 (exclusive)


RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) contains a fix for a cross-site 
scripting vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users
to compromise the affected system.


RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) is affected by a cross-site scripting
vulnerability. Attackers could potentially exploit this vulnerability to 
execute arbitrary HTML or JavaScript code in the user's browser session
in the context of the affected application.


The following RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) release contains 
resolution to this vulnerability:

- -RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) version 7.3 P2 and later

RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

For additional documentation, downloads, and more, visit the RSA Adaptive 
Authentication page on RSA Link.

Severity Rating:

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Security Advisories 
Severity Rating knowledge base article. RSA recommends all customers take into
account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores
which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security 

EOPS Policy:

RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major 
versions. Please refer to the Product Version Life Cycle for additional 

RSA Link Security Advisories:

Read and use the information in this RSA Security Advisory to assist in 
avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If
you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact RSA Software 
Technical Support at 1-800-995-5095. RSA Security LLC and its affiliates, 
including without limitation, its ultimate parent company, Dell Technologies,
distribute RSA Security Advisories in order to bring to the attention of users
of the affected RSA products, important security information. RSA recommends 
that all users determine the applicability of this information to their 
individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth 
herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. RSA disclaims all 
warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of 
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
In no event shall RSA, its affiliates or its suppliers, be liable for any 
damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss
of business profits or special damages, even if RSA, its affiliates or its 
suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some 
jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for 
consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not 

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