A vulnerability in the web framework of Cisco Prime Security Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the web interface on the affected system.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of several parameters in the Access Polices and Device Summary Dashboard related HTML pages. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to access a malicious link.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice.
Cisco thanks Dikla Barda of the Check Point Security Research Team for reporting the vulnerability.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.
Administrators are advised to apply updates as they become available.
Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Software updates are not available.
The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described in this advisory.
To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy. This document also contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security vulnerability information from Cisco.
Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial Release NA Final 2014-Dec-12
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