Cisco Wireless LAN Controller up to 7.x cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Cisco Wireless LAN Controller up to 7.x (Wireless LAN Software). This affects an unknown functionality. 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 summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the HTML help system on Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) devices before 8.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted URL, aka Bug ID CSCun95178.

The weakness was shared 04/07/2015 with Cisco as 38222 as confirmed vulnerability alert (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-0690 since 01/07/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

It is declared as highly functional.

Upgrading to version 8.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (102127), SecurityTracker (ID 1032024) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-49779).






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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: Highly functional

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Wireless LAN Controller 8.0


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Advisory: 38222
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-0690 (🔍)
X-Force: 102127 - Cisco Wireless LAN Controller HTML help system cross-site scripting
SecurityTracker: 1032024 - Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Input Validation Flaw in HTML Help System Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
Vulnerability Center: 49779 - Cisco Wireless LAN Controller HTML Help Remote XSS Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 73927 - Cisco Wireless LAN Controller HTML Help Component Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Created: 04/07/2015 10:09 AM
Updated: 06/26/2017 10:52 AM
Changes: 04/07/2015 10:09 AM (67), 06/26/2017 10:52 AM (3)
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