A vulnerability in the web-based interface of Cisco Webex Teams could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of usernames. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating an account that contains malicious HTML or script content and joining a space using the malicious account name. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and potentially gain access to sensitive browser-based information.
Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
This advisory is available at the following link:
This vulnerability affects the Cisco Webex Teams web-based interface, which is cloud based.
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
Only products listed in the Vulnerable Products section of this advisory are known to be affected by this vulnerability.
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to regularly consult the advisories for Cisco products, which are available from the Cisco Security Advisories page, to determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution.
In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.
Cisco has addressed this vulnerability in the Cisco Webex Teams web-based interface, which is cloud based. No user action is required. Customers can determine the current remediation status or software version by using the Help function in the service GUI.
Customers who need additional information are advised to contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.
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.
Cisco would like to thank Elber Tavares for reporting this vulnerability.
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Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial public release. — Final 2020-NOV-04
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