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CVE-2017-16884 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in MistServer before 2.13 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to failed authentication requests alerts.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/06/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16884
Original release date:
12/06/2017
Last revised:
12/22/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.1 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
2.7
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
Low
Integrity (I):
Low
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/MIST-SERVER-v2.12-UNAUTHENTICATED-PERSISTENT-XSS-CVE-2017-16884.txt Exploit; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/MIST-SERVER-v2.12-UNAUTHENTICATED-PERSISTENT-XSS-CVE-2017-16884.txt
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/145182/MistServer-2.12-Cross-Site-Scripting.html Exploit; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source MISC http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/145182/MistServer-2.12-Cross-Site-Scripting.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Dec/2 Exploit; Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source FULLDISC 20171201 Mist Server v2.12 Unauthenticated Persistent XSS CVE-2017-16884
https://news.mistserver.org/news/78/Stable+release+2.13+now+available%21 Release Notes External Source CONFIRM https://news.mistserver.org/news/78/Stable+release+2.13+now+available%21
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43205/ Exploit; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source EXPLOIT-DB 43205

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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