Intrusion Prevention

MS.ASP.NET.DisplayForText.XSS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in modules of Microsoft ASP.NET MVC.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted web page. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 2.0
Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 3.0
Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 4.0
Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 5.0
Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 5.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary script code within the context of the target user's browser.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-059

CVE References

CVE-2014-4075