Product Name: Cisco Wireless Control System Vendor: http://www.cisco.com Date: 4 August, 2010 Author: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> Original URL: http://www.tomneaves.com/Cisco_Wireless_Control_System_XSS.txt Discovered: 8 July, 2010 Disclosed: 4 August, 2010
The Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) is a web interface that allows centralised management and reporting within a Cisco wireless infrastructure.
A Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists within the search function on the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) web interface due to insufficient input validation. This enables attackers to prepare links for a website that includes code that is executed by the browser visiting this website.
The affected script is "/webacs/QuickSearchAction.do", namely the "searchText" parameter. Although not tested due to limitations, it is likely that all other parameters related to this script will also be affected by this issue.
Affected Versions: All versions of Cisco WCS up to and including 188.8.131.52. Some versions of 7.0 may be affected. Interim versions 7.0(118.0) and 6.0(194.0) are not vulnerable.
III. VENDOR RESPONSE
8 July, 2010 - Contacted vendor. 8 July, 2010 - Vendor acknowledged and confirmed vulnerability - will include in maintenance patch. 4 August, 2010 - Vendor releases maintenance patch (Cisco Bug ID = CSCtf14288). 4 August, 2010 - Vulnerability publicly disclosed.
Discovered by Tom Neaves (Verizon Business)