Splunk < 5.0.8 Unspecified XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains an application that is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version number, the Splunk Web hosted on the remote
web server is affected by an unspecified cross-site scripting
vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to inject
arbitrary HTML and script code into a user's browser to be executed
within the security context of the affected site.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied
only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Splunk 5.0.8 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 73246 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66453

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2578