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Cisco Bug: CSCvs59554 - Cisco Web Security Appliance Open Redirect Vulnerability

Last Modified

Jan 15, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Web Security Appliance

Known Affected Releases

11.8.0-429

Description (partial)

Symptom:
A vulnerability in the web interface of Cisco Web Security Appliance could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to redirect a user to a malicious web page.

The vulnerability is due to improper input validation of the parameters of an HTTP request. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by intercepting a user''''s HTTP request and modifying it into a request that causes the web interface to redirect the user to a specific malicious URL. This type of vulnerability is known as an open redirect attack and is used in phishing attacks that get users to unknowingly visit malicious sites.

Conditions:
Device running with default configuration.
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