Bug 1661478 (CVE-2018-18245) - CVE-2018-18245 nagios: Stored XSS via Plugin Output
Summary: CVE-2018-18245 nagios: Stored XSS via Plugin Output
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-18245
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1661479 1661480 1662934
Blocks: 1661481
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-12-21 10:37 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2020-12-17 10:00 UTC (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-12-21 10:37:40 UTC
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been discovered in Nagios Core. This vulnerability allows attackers to place malicious JavaScript code into the web frontend through manipulation of plugin output. In order to do this the attacker needs to be able to manipulate the output returned by nagios checks, e.g. by replacing a plugin on one of the monitored endpoints. Execution of the payload then requires that an authenticated user creates an alert summary report which contains the corresponding output.

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https://herolab.usd.de/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/usd20180026.txt

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-12-21 10:37:55 UTC
Created nagios tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1661480]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1661479]

Comment 5 Jason Shepherd 2019-08-08 05:48:28 UTC
This vulnerability is out of security support scope for the following product:

 * Red Hat Mobile Application Platform

 Please refer to https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/rhmap for more details


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