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CVE-2017-6971 Detail

Current Description

AlienVault USM and OSSIM before 5.3.7 and NfSen before 1.3.8 allow remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands in a privileged context, or launch a reverse shell, via vectors involving the PHP session ID and the NfSen PHP code, aka AlienVault ID ENG-104862.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://sourceforge.net/p/nfsen/news/2017/01/nfsen-138-released---security-fix/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.alienvault.com/forums/discussion/8325/ Vendor Advisory
https://www.alienvault.com/forums/discussion/8698 Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42306/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-74 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:alienvault:ossim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.3.6
 cpe:2.3:a:alienvault:unified_security_management:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.3.6

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nfsen:nfsen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.3.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6971
NVD Published Date:
03/22/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019