Stored cross-site scripting in Cisco Emergency Responder



Published: 2020-01-09
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-16025
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stored cross-site scripting

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 4.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-16025

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

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the web framework. A remote administrator can inject and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

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

Cisco Emergency Responder: -, 12.5 Su1

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20200108-er-xss

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.