Rule Category

SERVER-IIS -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft IIS Web Servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-IIS Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services wct parameter cross site scripting attempt

Rule Explanation

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in adfs/ls in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1 and Server 2012 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the wct parameter, aka "ADFS XSS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

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CVE

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CVE Additional Information

CVE-2015-1757
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in adfs/ls in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1 and Server 2012 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the wct parameter, aka "ADFS XSS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access