Greenbone Security Assistant 6.0 < 6.0.8 Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Published: 2017-07-26 11:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

It has been identified that Greenbone Security Assistant (GSA) is vulnerable to cross site scripting vulnerability.

Technical Details:
The flaw exists due to a improper handling of the parameters of the get_aggregate command.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Given the attacker has access to a session token of the browser session, the cross site scripting can be executed.

Affected Versions:
Greenbone Security Assistant version 6.0.x before 6.0.8.

Update Greenbone Security Assistant to version 6.0.8 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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