EMC RSA Authentication Manager < 8.2 SP1 Patch 1 Token Profile Name Stored XSS (ESA-2017-068)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 101846


An application running on the remote host is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The version of EMC RSA Authentication Manager running on the remote host is prior to 8.2 SP1 Patch 1 ( It is, therefore, affected by a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to a failure to validate user-supplied input to names of token profiles before returning them to users. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session.


Upgrade to EMC RSA Authentication Manager version 8.2 SP1 Patch 1 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101846

File Name: emc_rsa_am_8_2_sp1_p1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Published: 7/20/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-8000


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:emc:rsa_authentication_manager, cpe:/a:rsa:authentication_manager

Required KB Items: www/emc_rsa_am

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 6/1/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8000

BID: 99572