Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager TestConnection.jsp 'Msg' Parameter XSS (SYM11-009 & SYM12-001)

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Synopsis :

An application hosted on the remote web server is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager running on the
remote web server is affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS)
vulnerability due to improper sanitization of input to the 'Msg'
parameter in the TestConnection.jsp file. An unauthenticated, remote
attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to make a
malicious request, resulting in the execution of arbitrary script code
in the user's browser session.

This version of Endpoint Protection Manager is affected by additional
XSS and XSRF vulnerabilities
however, Nessus has not tested for

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11 RU7 / 12.1 RU1 or

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 57767 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48231

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0550

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