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PR06-03b

PR06-03b - F5 Firepass 1000 SSL VPN version 5.5 vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting

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Vulnerability found:
23 January 2006
Severity level:
Medium/High
Credits:
Richard Brain of ProCheckUp
Description:
The F5 FirePass 1000 SSL VPN appliance is vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting within the "sid" field of the "my.acctab.php3" program.

Vendor

http://www.f5.com/

Consequences

An attacker may be able to cause the execution of malicious script code in the browser of a user who clicks on a link to the F5 FirePass SSL VPN appliance. This type of attack can result in the defacement of a site, or the redirection of confidential information to unauthorised third parties.

CVE reference

CVE-2006-5416

BID

20583

Vulnerable

Version 5.5 and possibly previous versions.
How to fix:
This report was investigated by F5 under the following support ticket CR64237.
This flaw has been fixed in version 6.0 of FirePass, and will be fixed in the 5.52 version of FirePass.
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