CVE-2016-7463

Published on: 12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Esxi from Vmware contain the following vulnerability:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Host Client in VMware vSphere Hypervisor (aka ESXi) 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted VM.

  • CVE-2016-7463 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.4 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 3.5 - LOW

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
VMware ESXi Input Validation Flaw in Host Client Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1037501
VMSA-2016-0023 Patch
Vendor Advisory
www.vmware.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0023.html
VMware ESXi CVE-2016-7463 HTML Injection Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 94998

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
VmwareEsxi5.5AllAllAll
Operating
System
VmwareEsxi6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
VmwareEsxi5.5AllAllAll
Operating
System
VmwareEsxi6.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: