CVE-2021-22016

medium
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Description

The vCenter Server contains a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability due to a lack of input sanitization. An attacker may exploit this issue to execute malicious scripts by tricking a victim into clicking a malicious link.

References

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0020.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-09-23

Updated: 2021-09-27

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.1/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

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
153544VMware vCenter Server < 6.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2021-0020)NessusMisc.
high