Intrusion Prevention

Cisco.IOS.HTTP.HTML.Injection

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an HTML-injection vulnerability in
Cisco IOS Web Server.
The vulnerability is a result of the application's failure to properly sanitize user input before using it in some packets. As a result, a remote attacker can send a crafted packet to execute web scripts or HTML on a vulnerable server.

Affected Products

Cisco IOS from version 11.0 through version 12.4

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Disable the HTTP server on the Cisco router until path is released from the vendor.

CVE References

CVE-2005-3921