Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Stored Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-02-26T00:00:00


Title: Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Stored Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

CVE Identifier: N/A

Credit: Security Assurance Team of the National Australia Bank.

The vendor was advised of this vulnerability prior to its public release. National Australia Bank adheres to the “Guidelines for Security Vulnerability Reporting and Response V2.0” document when issuing Security Advisories.

Class: Stored Cross Site Scripting

Remote: Yes

Local: No

Vulnerable: Cisco Unified Meeting Place 6.0 and possibly 7.0 – other versions may also be vulnerable.

Not Vulnerable:

Vendor: Cisco

Discussion: Cisco Unified Meeting Place is a suite of products used for remote voice, video and web conferencing. The Cisco Unified Meeting Place web interface allows users to schedule and attend conferences.

Each user has the ability to modify their own account settings such as their name, telephone extension, email address etc. National Australia Bank’s Security Assurance Team have identified a stored cross site scripting vulnerability that could be exploited by a malicious user to execute code within another user's browser when they view a meeting created by the malicious user.

Exploit: The “E-mail Address” field of this profile page is vulnerable to stored cross site scripting attacks.

If a user enters the following in the email field, the code within the script tags will be executed whenever that user’s profile data is viewed by other users, including when viewing the details of a meeting created by this user: "><script>INSERT JAVASCRIPT HERE</script>

Solution: No workaround available.

This vulnerability is fixed in Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing software version 6.0(517.0) also known as Maintenance Release 4 (MR4) for the 6.0 release, and version 7.0(2) also known as Maintenance Release 1 (MR1) for the 7.0 release.


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