Cisco FireSIGHT System Software 6.0.0/6.0.1 Management Center cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in Cisco FireSIGHT System Software 6.0.0/6.0.1 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component Management Center. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Management Center in Cisco FireSIGHT System Software 6.0.0 and 6.0.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified parameters, aka Bug ID CSCux40414.

The weakness was presented 01/16/2016 as CSCux40414 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-1293 since 01/04/2016. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/03/2022). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

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 vulnerability database at Vulnerability Center (SBV-55741†). See VDB-80294 for similar entry.







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

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OpenVAS ID: 103403
OpenVAS Name: Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
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Advisory: CSCux40414
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-1293 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034689
Vulnerability Center: 55741 - [cisco-sa-20160115-FireSIGHT] Cisco FireSIGHT Multiple Remote XSS Vulnerabilities in Management Center, Medium

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Created: 01/17/2016 01:08 PM
Updated: 07/03/2022 02:23 PM
Changes: 01/17/2016 01:08 PM (57), 07/05/2018 08:58 AM (11), 07/03/2022 02:23 PM (2)
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