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CVE-2016-9757 Detail

Current Description

In the Create Tags page of the Rapid7 Nexpose version 6.4.12 user interface, any authenticated user who has the capability to create tags can inject cross-site scripting (XSS) elements in the tag name field. Once this tag is viewed in the Tag Detail page of the Rapid7 Nexpose 6.4.12 UI by another authenticated user, the script is run in that user's browser context.

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/94996 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://help.rapid7.com/nexpose/en-us/release-notes/#6.4.13 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rapid7:nexpose:6.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9757
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2016