VMware vRealize Automation 7.0.x / 7.1.x / 7.2.x / 7.3.x < 7.3.1 DOM-based XSS Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0009)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119037


A virtualization appliance installed on the remote host is affected by DOM-based XSS vulnerability.


The version of VMware vRealize Automation installed on the remote host is 7.0.x, 7.1.x, 7.2.x, or 7.3.x < 7.3.1. It is, therefore, affected by vulnerability that may allow for a DOM-based cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. Exploitation of this issue may lead to the compromise of the vRA user's workstation.


Upgrade to VMware vRealize Automation version 7.3.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119037

File Name: vmware_vsphere_vrealize_automation_vmsa-2018-0009_CVE-2018-6958.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/19/2018

Updated: 11/1/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-6958


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vrealize_automation

Required KB Items: Host/VMware vRealize Automation/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6958

BID: 103752

VMSA: 2018-0009