Bug 1765660 (CVE-2017-18635)

Summary: CVE-2017-18635 novnc: XSS vulnerability via the messages propagated to the status field
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <gsuckevi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: apevec, dbecker, dblechte, dfediuck, eedri, eglynn, gkadam, jjoyce, jschluet, kbasil, lhh, lpeer, lsurette, lyarwood, mburns, mgoldboi, michal.skrivanek, mwitt, sbonazzo, sclewis, sherold, slinaber, srevivo, sross, tony, yturgema
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: novnc 0.6.2 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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An XSS vulnerability was discovered in noVNC in which arbitrary HTML could be injected into the noVNC web page. An attacker having access to a VNC server could use target host values in a crafted URL to gain access to secure information (such as VM tokens).
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Last Closed: 2020-03-10 16:31:49 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1765663, 1765661, 1765662, 1767695, 1767696, 1767697, 1788343    
Bug Blocks: 1765669    

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-25 16:48:42 UTC
An XSS vulnerability was discovered in noVNC before 0.6.2 in which the remote VNC server could inject arbitrary HTML into the noVNC web page via the messages propagated to the status field, such as the VNC server name.


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Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-25 16:49:00 UTC
Created novnc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1765662]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1765661]
Affects: openstack-rdo [bug 1765663]

Comment 3 Summer Long 2019-11-01 05:03:16 UTC
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Comment 5 Summer Long 2019-11-01 05:48:37 UTC

There is no known mitigation for this issue, the flaw can only be resolved by applying updates.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2020-03-10 11:20:49 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (Queens)
  Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (Queens) for RHEL 7.6 EUS

Via RHSA-2020:0754 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0754

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-03-10 16:31:49 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2020-08-04 13:15:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Virtualization Engine 4.4

Via RHSA-2020:3247 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3247