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CVE-2018-16861 Detail

Current Description

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the foreman component of satellite. An attacker with privilege to create entries using the Hosts, Monitor, Infrastructure, or Administer Menus is able to execute a XSS attacks against other users, possibly leading to malicious code execution and extraction of the anti-CSRF token of higher privileged users. Foreman before 1.18.3, 1.19.1, and 1.20.0 are vulnerable.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.8 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 1.7


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
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
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1222
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16861 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party 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)
1.18.3
 cpe:2.3:a:theforeman:foreman:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
1.19.0
Up to (excluding)
1.19.1
 cpe:2.3:a:theforeman:foreman:1.20.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:theforeman:foreman:1.20.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16861
NVD Published Date:
12/07/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2019