#VU50241 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2021-02-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU50241

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-24664

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Vantara Pentaho
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor:

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 the Dashboard Editor within the "pho:title" attribute of "dashboardXml" parameter. A remote authenticated 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


External links
http://www.hitachi.com/hirt/hitachi-sec/2020/601.html
http://www.accenture.com


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.


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