Cisco IOS cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco IOS (Router Operating System) (affected version not known) and classified as problematic. This issue affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product 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. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Cisco IOS allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML, and execute IOS commands, via unspecified vectors, aka PSIRT-2022590358. NOTE: as of 20071016, the only disclosure is a vague pre-advisory with no actionable information. However, since it is from a well-known researcher, it is being assigned a CVE identifier for tracking purposes.

The weakness was published 09/06/2007 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-5547 since 10/18/2007. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/29/2021). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 17776 (Cisco IOS Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CISCO.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (37430) and Tenable (17776).






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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 17776
Nessus Name: Cisco IOS Multiple Vulnerabilities
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09/06/2007 🔍
10/18/2007 +42 days 🔍
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03/27/2008 +161 days 🔍
01/10/2012 +1383 days 🔍
03/28/2012 +78 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +1083 days 🔍
07/29/2021 +2327 days 🔍



Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2007-5547 (🔍)
X-Force: 37430
Vulnerability Center: 34738 - Cisco IOS Unspecified Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability, Medium
OSVDB: 43742 - Cisco IOS Unspecified XSS


Created: 03/16/2015 12:18 PM
Updated: 07/29/2021 12:56 PM
Changes: 03/16/2015 12:18 PM (55), 04/10/2017 12:13 PM (7), 07/29/2021 12:56 PM (3)
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