Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM & Presence Service XSS (cisco-sa-cucm-xss-Q4PZcNzJ)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 149467
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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM & Presence Service installed on the remote host is prior to version 14. It is, therefore, affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Unified CM IM&P,could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct an XSS attack against an interface user. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading an interface user to click a crafted link. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the affected interface or access sensitive browser-based information.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug IDs CSCvw71918, CSCvx14158, CSCvx14178

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 149467

File Name: cisco-sa-cucm-im-xss-Q4PZcNzJ.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 5/13/2021

Updated: 5/17/2021

Dependencies: cisco_cucm_imp_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1409


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


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_im_and_presence_service, cpe:/a:cisco:unified_communications_manager

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Cisco Unified CM IM&P

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/7/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-1409

IAVA: 2021-A-0162

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvw71918, CSCvx14158, CSCvx14178

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-cucm-xss-Q4PZcNzJ

CWE: 89