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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0440

Original release date: 02/03/2010
Last revised: 02/05/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in +CSCOT+/translation in Cisco Secure Desktop 3.4.2048, and other versions before 3.5; as used in Cisco ASA appliance before 8.2(1), 8.1(2.7), and 8.0(5); allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted POST parameter, which is not properly handled by an eval statement in binary/mainv.js that writes to start.html.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
Per: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=19843 "Cisco Secure Desktop versions prior to 3.5 are vulnerable. Cisco Secure Desktop is a component of Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances. Cisco ASA appliances are vulnerable only if the Cisco Secure Desktop feature has been enabled. Cisco ASA appliance versions prior to 8.2(1), 8.1(2.7), and 8.0(5) are vulnerable."

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100201 [CORE-2010-0106] Cisco Secure Desktop XSS/JavaScript Injection
External Source: BID
Name: 37960
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=19843
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38397
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0273
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/cisco-secure-desktop-xss

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)