CVE-2017-4940

MEDIUM

Description

The ESXi Host Client in VMware ESXi (6.5 before ESXi650-201712103-SG, 5.5 before ESXi600-201711103-SG and 5.5 before ESXi550-201709102-SG) contains a vulnerability that may allow for stored cross-site scripting (XSS). An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by injecting Javascript, which might get executed when other users access the Host Client.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040024

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0021.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-12-20

Updated: 2018-01-08

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM