Cisco IronPort AsyncOS referrer parameter cross-site scripting

ironport-asyncos-referrer-xss (50948) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cisco IronPort AsyncOS is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Spam Quarantine login page. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the referrer 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: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade your hardware with the latest version of IronPort AsyncOS (6.5.2 or later), available from the Cisco Web site. See References.

References:

  • Cisco IronPort Web site: Cisco IronPort Products.
  • Cisco Web site: Cisco IronPort AsyncOS Spam Quarantine Login Page Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability.
  • BID-35203: IronPort AsyncOS Spam Quarantine Login Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-1162: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Spam Quarantine login page in Cisco IronPort AsyncOS before 6.5.2 on Series C, M, and X appliances allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the referrer parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 54884: Cisco IronPort AsyncOS Login referrer Parameter XSS
  • SA34895: IronPort AsyncOS "referrer" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1022335: Cisco IronPort AsyncOS Input Validation Flaw in Spam Quarantine Login Page Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco IronPort C160
  • Cisco IronPort C360
  • Cisco IronPort C360D
  • Cisco IronPort C650
  • Cisco IronPort C660
  • Cisco IronPort M1060
  • Cisco IronPort M160
  • Cisco IronPort M660
  • Cisco IronPort X1050
  • Cisco IronPort X1060
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.0.0-754
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.0.0-757
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.1.0-301
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.1.0-304
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.1.0-306
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.1.0-307
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.1.5-110
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.1.6-003
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.3.5-003
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.3.6-003
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.5.0-405
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.5.1-005
  • Cisco Ironport Asyncos 6.6.4.0-273
  • Cisco IronPort AsyncOS
  • Cisco Ironport Email Security Appliances C
  • Cisco Ironport Email Security Appliances X
  • Cisco Ironport Email Security Appliances M

Reported:

Jun 03, 2009

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