Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall multiple cross-site scripting

barracudaspam-multiple-xss (72579) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Trace route device and LDAP configuration modules. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


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


Gain Access


Refer to Barracuda Networks Web site for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Web Site: Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall - Comprehensive Spam and Virus Protection.
  • Vulnerability Lab Web site: Barracuda Spam/Virus WAF 600 - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-51599: Barracuda Spam & Virus WAF 600 Unspecified Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-5316: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall 600 Firmware and earlier allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) Troubleshooting in the Trace route Device module or (2) LDAP Username in the LDAP Configuration module.

Platforms Affected:

  • Barracuda Networks Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall 600


Jan 19, 2012

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