Cisco Small Business Smart Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation (‘Cross-site Scripting’) Vulnerability


A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Small Business Smart and Managed Switches could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the interface. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input by the web-based management interface of the affected device. 


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An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user of the interface to click a malicious link and access a specific page. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the affected interface or access sensitive, browser-based information.


Vulnerable Systems:

Cisco Small Business Smart

Cisco Managed Switches


CVE Information:



Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:1/26/2020

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