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CVE-2024-20258 Input validation

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Secure Email and Web Manager and Secure Email Gateway could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct an XSS attack against a user of the interface. This vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user input. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user of an affected interface to click a crafted link. 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.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v3-
References
https://sec.cloudapps.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-esa-sma-wsa-xss-bgG5WHOD
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Input validation

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v24.3
AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS v36.1
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1566.002 - Phishing (Spearphishing Link)
T1566 - Phishing
T1539 - Steal Web Session Cookie
T1190 - Exploit Public-Facing Application
T1189 - Drive-by Compromise
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.8 - Improper Access Control
PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.7 - Cross Site Scripting

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

WASC-8 - Cross Site Scripting