DSA-2019-168: RSA® Authentication Manager Software Stored Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Dell EMC Identifier:DSA-2019-168
CVE Identifier:CVE-2019-18574
Severity Rating:4.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products:
  • RSA® Authentication Manager software version 8.4 P7 and earlier
Summary:RSA Authentication Manager software contains remediation for a cross-site scripting vulnerability that potentially could be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

The RSA Authentication Manager software has been updated to address the following vulnerability:


Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

RSA Authentication Manager software versions prior to 8.4 P8 contain a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Security Console. A malicious Security Console administrator could exploit this vulnerability to store arbitrary HTML or JavaScript code through the web interface which could then be included in a report. When other Security Console administrators open the affected report, the injected scripts could potentially be executed in their browser.


For more information about any of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) mentioned here, consult the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) at http://nvd.nist.gov/home.cfm.  To search for a particular CVE, use the database’s search utility at http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search.


The following RSA Authentication Manager software release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:


  • RSA Authentication Manager software version 8.4 P8 and later


RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.


For additional documentation, downloads and more, visit the RSA SecurID Access page on RSA Link.

Severity Rating:For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dell’s Vulnerability Disclosure Policy. RSA recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.
EOPS Policy:RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major versions. Please refer to the Product Version Life Cycle for additional details.
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