Cisco Unified Communications Manager XSS (cisco-sa-20170517-ucm)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 100416


The remote device is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version, the Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) running on the remote device is affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the web-based management interface due to improper validation of user-supplied input before returning it to users. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted link, to execute arbitrary script code in the user's browser session.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvc06608.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100416

File Name: cisco-sa-20170517-ucm.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 5/25/2017

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-6654


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:unified_communications_manager

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/CUCM/Version, Host/Cisco/CUCM/Version_Display

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/17/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6654

BID: 98527


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20170517-ucm