Cisco Email Security Appliance Message Tracking cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Email Security Appliance (Anti-Malware Software) (affected version unknown). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component Message Tracking. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The bug was discovered 06/07/2017. The weakness was disclosed 06/07/2017 by Cisco with Cisco as cisco-sa-20170607-esa as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-6661 since 03/09/2017. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 98950) and SecurityTracker (ID 1038637). The entry 102156 is pretty similar.

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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OpenVAS ID: 103403
OpenVAS Name: Cisco Email Security Appliance Message Tracking Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Vendor: https://www.cisco.com/

Advisory: cisco-sa-20170607-esa
Researcher: Cisco
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-6661 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 98950 - Cisco Email Security and Content Security Management Appliance Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1038637

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Created: 06/09/2017 09:27 AM
Updated: 12/26/2020 05:24 PM
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