Cross-site scripting in Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software



Published: 2019-08-08 | Updated: 2019-08-20
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-1973
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU20325

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1973

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists in the web portal framework due to insufficient sanitization of log file content stored on the affected device. A remote authenticated attacker can modify a log file, trick the victim to view the modified log file and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable interface.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software: before 3.11.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190807-nfv-xss

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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