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ESB-2014.0877 - [Win][Linux] RSA Adaptive Authentication: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 04 June 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

          ESA-2014-032: RSA Adaptive Authentication (Hosted) DOM
                    Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
                                4 June 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          RSA Adaptive Authentication
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
                  Linux variants
Impact/Access:    Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2014-2502  

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ESA-2014-032: RSA Adaptive Authentication (Hosted) DOM Cross-Site Scripting 

EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-032

CVE Identifier: CVE-2014-2502

Severity Rating: CVSS Score - 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products:

RSA Adaptive Authentication (Hosted) 11.0

Unaffected Products:



RSA Adaptive Authentication (Hosted) announces a security fix to address a DOM
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability.


RSA Adaptive Authentication (Hosted) contains a security fix for a DOM 
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability that may potentially be exploited as a 
result of improper input validation in the rsa_fso.swf file.


RSA recommends that all customers running the RSA Adaptive Authentication 
(Hosted) 11.0 system who have implemented Flash Shared Object for data 
collection should upgrade to the latest version of rsa_fso.swf that contains 
the resolution for this issue.

Implementation guidelines for data collection using Flash Shared Object can be
found in the Data Gathering Techniques Guide.

Obtaining Downloads:

To obtain the latest RSA product downloads, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at and click Products in the top navigation 
menu. Select the specific product whose download you want to obtain. Scroll to
the section for the product download that you want and click on the link.

Obtaining Documentation:

To obtain RSA documentation, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at and click Products in the top navigation 
menu. Select the specific product whose documentation you want to obtain. 
Scroll to the section for the product version that you want and click the set

Severity Rating:

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, 
Security Advisories Severity Rating at RSA
recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any 
relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential 
severity associated with particular security vulnerability.

Obtaining More Information:

For more information about RSA products, visit the RSA web site at

Getting Support and Service:

For customers with current maintenance contracts, contact your local RSA 
Customer Support center with any additional questions regarding this RSA 
SecurCare Note. For contact telephone numbers or e-mail addresses, log on to 
RSA SecurCare Online at, click Help & 
Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email 

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versions. Please refer to the link below for additional details.

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order to bring to the attention of users of the affected RSA products 
important security information. RSA recommends that all users determine the 
applicability of this information to their individual situations and take 
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