National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1842
Original release date:03/22/2012
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in checkQKMProg.htm on the Quantum Scalar i500 tape library with firmware before i7.0.3 (604G.GS00100), also distributed as the Dell ML6000 tape library with firmware before A20-00 (590G.GS00100), allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized modification
Official Statement from Quantum Corporation (06/13/2012)
An authentication is required to exploit this issue. The vulnerability has never been exploited. However to make sure our customers are protected, all newly shipped versions of the product contain the update that fixes this issue. An official firmware release that fixes the vulnerability is also available for all existing customers. The customer data stored on tape cannot be exploited by this vulnerability.
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#MAPG-8NVRPY
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#MAPG-8NNKN8
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#913483
External Source: OSVDB
- Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)