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CVE-2016-8639 Detail

Current Description

It was found that foreman before 1.13.0 is vulnerable to a stored XSS via an organization or location name. This could allow an attacker with privileges to set the organization or location name to display arbitrary HTML including scripting code within the web interface.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.3


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94263 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0336 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8639 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/theforeman/foreman/pull/3523 Third Party Advisory
https://projects.theforeman.org/issues/15037 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:theforeman:foreman:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.13.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:satellite:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:satellite_capsule:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8639
NVD Published Date:
08/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/01/2018