CiscoWorks Common Services HTTP Response Splitting

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58950


The network management framework on the remote web server has an HTTP response splitting vulnerability.


The version of CiscoWorks Common Services on the remote host has an HTTP response splitting vulnerability. Common Services is a framework included with several Cisco products. Input to the 'URL' parameter of Autologin.jsp is not properly sanitized.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into making a malicious request, resulting in the injection of HTTP headers, modification of the HTTP response body, or splitting the HTTP response into multiple responses.


Refer to the referenced Cisco Bug IDs for more information.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58950

File Name: ciscoworks_response_splitting.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/1/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:ciscoworks_common_services

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/19/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/19/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4237

BID: 53439