Cross-site scripting in Microsoft Azure

Published: 2018-12-11
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-8652
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows Azure Pack Subscribe
Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 4.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-8652

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows Azure Pack: 13.1

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8652

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.