Bug 1387232 (CVE-2016-8613) - CVE-2016-8613 foreman: Stored XSS vulnerability in remote execution plugin
Summary: CVE-2016-8613 foreman: Stored XSS vulnerability in remote execution plugin
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2016-8613
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: 1388202 1399326
Blocks: 1387235 1432306
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Reported: 2016-10-20 12:14 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:58 UTC (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-10-20 12:14:28 UTC
The remote execution plugin runs commands on hosts over SSH from the Foreman web UI. When a job is submitted that contains HTML tags, the console output shown in the web UI does not escape the output causing any HTML or JavaScript to run in the user's browser. The output of the job is stored, making this a stored XSS vulnerability.

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-10-20 12:14:39 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Sanket Jagtap (Red Hat)

Comment 3 Ivan Necas 2016-10-24 18:03:10 UTC
The patch was accepted upstream, I've filed against Satellite product as https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1388202 to match the issue


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