Cisco Emergency Responder Open Redirect XSS (cisco-sa-20200108-er-xss)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 141500

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VPR Score: 3

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description

According to its self-reported version, the Cisco Emergency Responder (CER) is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the web-based management interface due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this by persuading a user of the interface to click a malicious link or by intercepting a user request for the affected web interface and injecting malicious code into the request. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the affected web interface or allow the attacker to access sensitive browser-based information.

Solution

Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvr15545

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3cf84716

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr15545

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 141500

File Name: cisco-sa-20200108-er-xss.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2020/10/19

Updated: 2020/10/20

Dependencies: 129970

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-16025

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:emergency_responder

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Cisco Emergency Responder (CER)

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/01/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16025

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvr15545

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20200108-er-xss

CWE: 79