Linksys WVC54GCA next_file cross-site scripting

wvc54gca-nextfile-xss (50224) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Linksys WVC54GCA is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the img/main.cgi, main.cgi, and adm/file.cgi scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the next_file parameter or the this_file parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • GNUCITIZEN Blog, April 25th, 2009: Hacking Linksys IP Cameras (pt 4).
  • Linksys Web site: WVC54GCA Wireless-G Internet Home Monitoring Camera.
  • BID-34714: Linksys WVC54GCA Wireless-G Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-1557: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities on the Cisco Linksys WVC54GCA wireless video camera with firmware 1.00R22 and 1.00R24 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the next_file parameter to (1) main.cgi, (2) img/main.cgi, or (3) adm/file.cgi; or (4) the this_file parameter to adm/file.cgi.
  • OSVDB ID: 54209: Cisco Linksys WVC54GCA IP Camera main.cgi next_file Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 54210: Cisco Linksys WVC54GCA IP Camera /adm/file.cgi Multiple Parameter XSS
  • SA34767: Linksys WVC54GCA Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Linksys WVC54GCA 1.00R22
  • Linksys WVC54GCA 1.00R24

Reported:

Apr 25, 2009

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