CVE-2016-2078

Published on: 06/08/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:15 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Windows from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Web Client in VMware vCenter Server 5.1 before update 3d, 5.5 before update 3d, and 6.0 before update 2 on Windows allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the flashvars parameter.

  • CVE-2016-2078 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.1 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
CHANGED LOW LOW NONE

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE PARTIAL NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
hyp3rlinx.altervista.org
text/plain
MISC hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/VMWARE-VSPHERE-FLASH-XSS.txt
VMWare vSphere Web Client 6.0 Cross Site Scripting ≈ Packet Storm Exploit
packetstormsecurity.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC packetstormsecurity.com/files/137189/VMWare-vSphere-Web-Client-6.0-Cross-Site-Scripting.html
SecurityFocus www.securityfocus.com
text/html
URL Logo BUGTRAQ 20160525 VMWare vSphere Web Client Flash XSS
VMware vCenter Server Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1035961
VMSA-2016-0006 Vendor Advisory
www.vmware.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0006.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server5.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server5.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server5.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server6.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server5.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server5.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server5.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server6.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: