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[R5] Tenable SecurityCenter devform.php message Parameter Reflected XSS

Medium

Synopsis

SecurityCenter contains a flaw that allows a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the 'message' parameter upon submission to the devform.php script. This may allow an attacker to create a specially crafted request that would execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between their browser and the server.

This script was included as part of the development process, but not removed for the final release.

Solution

For existing installations, as an administrative user of the system, remove the 'devform.php' script from the server, or restrict access to the script.

# rm -f /opt/sc4/www/devform.php

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Risk Information

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5911
Tenable Advisory ID
TNS-2013-01
Credit
Jamieson O'Riley (Tenable Network Security)
Risk Factor
Medium
CVSSv2 Base / Temporal Score
4.3 / 3.6
CVSSv2 Vector
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

Affected Products

Security Center: 4.6.0, 4.6.0.1, 4.6.2, 4.6.2.1, 4.6.2.2, 4.7

Disclosure Timeline

2013-09-05 - Vendor Informed
2013-09-05 - Vendor Reply
2013-09-23 - Disclosure Date

Advisory Timeline

2014-06-12 - [R1] Initial release
2014-07-08 - [R2] Consolidate and standardize advisory, add advisory ID
2014-07-23 - [R3] Convert to CVSS w/ Temporal
2016-11-17 - [R4] Adjusted CVSSv2 score
2017-03-01 - [R5] Adjust CVSS for worst-case scenario (AV:A -> AV:N)
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