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ESB-2016.0271 - [Cisco] Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 02 February 2016

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0271
            Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller
           Enterprise Module Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
                              2 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  Cisco
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-1305  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160201-apic-em

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Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module 
Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Medium

Advisory ID:

cisco-sa-20160201-apic-em

Published:

2016 February 1 21:27 GMT

Version 1.0:

Final

CVSS Score:

Base - 4.3

Workarounds:

No workarounds available

Cisco Bug IDs:

CSCux15511

CVE-2016-1305

CWE-79

Summary

A vulnerability in the web framework of the Cisco Application Policy 
Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM) could allow an 
unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute a cross-site scripting (XSS) 
attack.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization of HTML entities 
returned to the end user. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by 
convincing a user to access a malicious link. An exploit could allow the 
attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the affected site.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. 
Workarounds that address this vulnerability are not available.

This advisory is available at the following link: 
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160201-apic-em

Affected Products

Vulnerable Products

Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM) 
release 1.1 is vulnerable.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this 
vulnerability.

Workarounds

Workarounds are not available.

Fixed Software

When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the Cisco
Security Advisories and Responses archive at http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and
review subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade 
solution.

In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain
sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software 
configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If 
the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco 
Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.

Exploitation and Public Announcements

The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any
public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described 
in this advisory.

URL

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160201-apic-em

Revision History

Version Description 		Section Status Date

1.0 	Initial public release 	-	Final 	2016-February-01

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