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1375147: CVE-2016-6519 openstack-manila-ui: persistent XSS in metadata field
A cross-site scripting flaw was discovered in openstack-manila-ui's Metadata field contained in its "Create Share" form. A user could inject malicious HTML/JavaScript code that would then be reflected in the "Shares" overview. Remote, authenticated, but unprivileged users could exploit this vulnerability to steal session cookies and escalate their privileges.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6519 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) (openstack-manila-ui) RHSA-2016:2116 2016-10-26
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 (openstack-manila-ui) RHSA-2016:2117 2016-10-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 (openstack-manila-ui) RHSA-2016:2115 2016-10-26

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 openstack-manila-ui Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank SUSE for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Niklaus Schiess as the original reporter.
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