McAfee WebShield UI Dashboard XSS (SB10026)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59111

Synopsis

A web application hosted on the remote web server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description

The version of the McAfee WebShield UI hosted on the remote web server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability. Extra path information passed to the end of the 'dashboard' script is not properly sanitized. A remote attacker can exploit this by convincing a user into requesting a maliciously crafted URL, resulting in arbitrary script code execution.

Solution

Apply the relevant hotfix specified in McAfee Security Bulletin SB10026.

See Also

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2012-17

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10026

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59111

File Name: mcafee_webshield_dashboard_xss.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Published: 2012/05/16

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 58581

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:email_and_web_security, cpe:/a:mcafee:email_gateway

Required KB Items: www/mcafee_webshield

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/08

Exploitable With

Elliot (McAfee Email Gateway 7.0 File Disclosure)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4597

BID: 55184

TRA: TRA-2012-17

MCAFEE-SB: SB10026

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990