Cisco Hostscan Engine 3.0.08062 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
5 Jan. 2017
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in HostScan Engine 3.0.08062 through 3.1.14018 in the Cisco Host Scan package, as used in ASA Web VPN, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted URL, aka Bug ID CSCuz14682.
A vulnerability in the Cisco Host Scan package could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Web VPN deployment.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of a user-supplied value. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to click a specific link.