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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco Headend Digital Broadband Delivery System Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Headend Digital Broadband Delivery System Input Validation Flaw Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032304
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032304
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-0724   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 13 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): dncs-7.0.0.12; possibly later versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Headend Digital Broadband Delivery System. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The web-based administration interface does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by a target user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the Cisco Headend Digital Broadband Delivery System interface and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCur25604 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the Cisco Headend Digital Broadband Delivery System interface, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=38767

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=38767 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


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