McAfee WebShield UI Dashboard XSS (SB10026)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of the McAfee WebShield UI hosted on the remote web server
is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability. Extra path
information passed to the end of the 'dashboard' script is not
properly sanitized. A remote attacker can exploit this by convincing a
user into requesting a maliciously crafted URL, resulting in arbitrary
script code execution.

See also :

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2012-17
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10026

Solution :

Apply the relevant hotfix specified in McAfee Security Bulletin
SB10026.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 59111 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55184

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4597

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