XSS in Dell OpenManage Server Administrator



Published: 2022-09-23
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-46827
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Dell EMC OpenManage Server Administrator
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Dell

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU66942

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-46827

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in search terms proposals in online documentation generated with Oxygen XML WebHelp. 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 update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Dell EMC OpenManage Server Administrator: before 10.3.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/nl-nl/000202958/dsa-2022-220-dell-openmanage-server-administrator-omsa-security-update-for-an-oxygen-xml-webhelp-vulnerability

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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