National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0440
Original release date:02/03/2010
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.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Allows unauthorized modification
"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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