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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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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 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
MITRE