EMC RSA Authentication Agent for Web up to 8.0.1 on IIS/Apache cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in EMC RSA Authentication Agent for Web up to 8.0.1 on IIS/Apache. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity.

The bug was discovered 03/26/2018. The weakness was published 03/30/2018 as not defined mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). The advisory is shared for download at seclists.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-1233 since 12/06/2017. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 108889 (RSA Authentication Agent for Web for IIS 8.x < 8.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context l.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (108889). Similar entries are available at 115259 and 115261.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 108889
Nessus Name: RSA Authentication Agent for Web for IIS 8.x < 8.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 56547
OpenVAS Name: RSA Authentication Agent(IIS) Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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12/06/2017 🔍
03/26/2018 +110 days 🔍
03/26/2018 +0 days 🔍
03/30/2018 +4 days 🔍
03/30/2018 +0 days 🔍
03/31/2018 +1 days 🔍
04/06/2018 +6 days 🔍
02/24/2023 +1785 days 🔍


Vendor: dellemc.com

Advisory: DSA-2018-040
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-1233 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1040577

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Created: 03/31/2018 10:11 AM
Updated: 02/24/2023 04:09 PM
Changes: 03/31/2018 10:11 AM (68), 01/18/2020 01:13 PM (3), 02/06/2021 03:05 PM (2), 02/24/2023 04:09 PM (3)
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