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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-8581

A persistent XSS vulnerability exists in the User-Agent header of the login process of AlienVault OSSIM and USM before 5.3.2 that allows an attacker to steal session IDs of logged in users when the current sessions are viewed by an administrator.
Publish Date : 2016-10-28 Last Update Date : 2017-09-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID 79

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-8581

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Alienvault Open Source Security Information And Event Management 5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Alienvault Unified Security Management 5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Alienvault Open Source Security Information And Event Management 1
Alienvault Unified Security Management 1

- References For CVE-2016-8581

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40683/
EXPLOIT-DB 40683
https://www.alienvault.com/forums/discussion/7766/security-advisory-alienvault-5-3-2-address-70-vulnerabilities CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93862
BID 93862 Alienvault OSSIM/USM CVE-2016-8581 HTML Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-26

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-8581

AlienVault OSSIM SQL Injection and Remote Code Execution
This module exploits an unauthenticated SQL injection vulnerability affecting AlienVault OSSIM versions 4.3.1 and lower. The SQL injection issue can be abused in order to retrieve an active admin session ID. If an administrator level user is identified, remote code execution can be gained by creating a high priority policy with an action containing our payload.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Unix


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