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CVE-2016-8527 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Aruba AirWave affects v. before


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Aruba AirWave is a network management software by Hewlett Packard Enterprise that is designed to monitor and manage wired and wireless networks from a central location. It provides network administrators with visibility into their network infrastructure, allowing them to spot issues before they become critical problems. AirWave is used by businesses of all sizes to manage their network infrastructure and ensure smooth network operations.

Recently, a vulnerability in the Aruba AirWave software was discovered and assigned CVE-2016-8527. This vulnerability is a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) that can allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information such as session cookies or passwords. The vulnerability is present in the VisualRF component of AirWave, and it requires an administrative user to click on a malicious link while logged in to AirWave in the same browser.

Exploiting this vulnerability can lead to severe consequences for businesses that use Aruba AirWave. For instance, an attacker can obtain sensitive information such as session cookies or passwords, allowing them to take over accounts or execute malicious code. This can lead to significant damage to a company's reputation, loss of important data, and potential legal consequences.

Thanks to the pro features of the platform, readers of this article can easily and quickly learn about vulnerabilities in their digital assets. With, businesses can gain valuable insights into the security of their networks and take action to mitigate risks. This can help businesses stay ahead of emerging threats and protect themselves and their customers from the consequences of data breaches and cyber attacks.



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