Cisco Secure Access Control System Administration Page Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

2013-07-15T18:51:03
ID CISCO-SA-20130715-CVE-2013-3422
Type cisco
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2013-07-15T18:46:45

Description

A vulnerability in the Administration pages of Cisco Access Control System (ACS) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the web interface of the affected system.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of a parameter. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing the user to access a malicious link.

Cisco has confirmed this vulnerability in a security notice and released software updates.

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.