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     Cisco SocialMiner Chat Feed Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
                              24 January 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Cisco SocialMiner
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  Cisco
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-1668  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0221

Original Bulletin: 

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Cisco SocialMiner Chat Feed Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Priority:        Medium

Advisory ID:     cisco-sa-20190123-miner-chat-xss

First Published: 2019 January 23 16:00 GMT

Version 1.0:     Final

Workarounds:     No workarounds available

Cisco Bug IDs:   CSCvi52835



CVSS Score:


  o Multiple vulnerabilities in the chat feed feature of Cisco SocialMiner
    could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform cross-site
    scripting (XSS) attacks against a user of the web-based user interface of
    an affected system.

    These vulnerabilities are due to insufficient sanitization of
    user-supplied input delivered to the chat feed as part of an HTTP request.
    An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by persuading a user to
    follow a link to attacker-controlled content. A successful exploit could
    allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the
    affected interface or access sensitive, browser-based information.

    There are no workarounds that address these vulnerabilities.

    This advisory is available at the following link.

Affected Products

  o Vulnerable Products

    These vulnerabilities affect Cisco SocialMiner. For information about
    affected software releases, consult the Cisco bug ID(s) at the top of this

    Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

    Only products listed in the Vulnerable Products section of this advisory
    are known to be affected by these vulnerabilities.


  o There are no workarounds that address these vulnerabilities.

Fixed Software

  o For information about fixed software releases, consult the Cisco bug ID(s)
    at the top of this advisory.

    When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to regularly
    consult the advisories for Cisco products, which are available from the
    Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts page, to determine exposure and a
    complete upgrade solution.

    In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded
    contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software
    configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release.
    If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the
    Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance

Exploitation and Public Announcements

  o The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of
    any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerabilities that are
    described in this advisory.


  o Cisco would like to thank the security researcher Julian Salas for
    reporting one of these vulnerabilities. Other vulnerabilities in this
    advisory were found during the resolution of a Cisco TAC support case.

Cisco Security Vulnerability Policy

  o To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and
    publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy. This document also
    contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security
    vulnerability information from Cisco.

Subscribe to Cisco Security Notifications

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Action Links for This Advisory

  o Understanding Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Threat Vectors

Related to This Advisory

  o Cross-Site Scripting


  o https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190123-miner-chat-xss

Revision History

    | Version  |        Description        | Section  | Status |       Date       |
    | 1.0      | Initial public release.   |          | Final  | 2019-January-23  |

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