Zenoss Monitoring System 4.2.5-2108 (x64) - Persistent Cross-Site Scripting







# Exploit Title: Stored XSS vulnerability in Zenoss core open source monitoring system
# Date: 12/05/2014
# Exploit author: Dolev Farhi dolev(at)openflare.org
# Vendor homepage: http://zenoss.com
# Software Link: http://www.zenoss.com
# Version: Core 4.2.5-2108 64bit
# Tested on: Kali Linux
# Vendor alerted: 12/05/2014
# CVE-2014-3738

Software details:


Zenoss (Zenoss Core) is a free and open-source application, server, and 
network management platform based on the Zope application server.

Released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2, Zenoss 
Core provides a web interface that

allows system administrators to monitor availability, 
inventory/configuration, performance, and events.

Vulnerability details:   Stored XSS Vulnerability


A persistent XSS vulnerability was found in Zenoss core, by creating a 
malicious host with the Title <script>alert("Xss")</script> any user 

to the relevant manufacturers page will get a client-side script 
executed immediately.

Proof of Concept:
1. Create a device with with the Title <script>alert("XSS")</script>
2. Navigate to the  Infrastructure -> Manufacturers page.
3. pick the name of the manufacturer of the device, e.g. Intel
4. select the type of the hardware the device is assigned to, e.g. GenuineIntel_ Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2640M CPU _ 2.80GHz
5. the XSS Executes.

<tr class="even">

       <td class="tablevalues"><a href='/zport/dmd/Devices/Server/Linux/devices/localhost/devicedetail'><script>alert("Dolev")</script></a></td>

       <td class="tablevalues">GenuineIntel_ Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2640M CPU _ 2.80GHz</td>