Dell EMC Isilion up to OneFS Web Administration Interface cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Dell EMC Isilion up to and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component OneFS Web Administration Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. CVE summarizes:

Dell EMC Isilon versions between -, -, and -, versions 7.2.1.x, and version is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Job Operations Page within the OneFS web administration interface. A malicious administrator may potentially inject arbitrary HTML or JavaScript code in the user's browser session in the context of the OneFS website.

The bug was discovered 02/14/2018. The weakness was disclosed 03/26/2018 by Core Security with Core Security Consulting Services as confirmed mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-1201 since 12/06/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

A public exploit has been developed by Core Security and been published even before and not after the advisory. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 40 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 38701 (Dell EMC Isilon OneFS Multiple Vulnerabilities).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (44039). The entries 115048, 115049, 115050 and 115051 are pretty similar.






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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Core Security
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Advisory: DSA-2018-018
Researcher: Core Security
Organization: Core Security Consulting Services
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-1201 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 103033 - Dell EMC Isilon OneFS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/27/2018 11:05 AM
Updated: 02/24/2023 09:54 AM
Changes: 03/27/2018 11:05 AM (69), 01/17/2020 11:05 AM (5), 02/24/2023 09:54 AM (4)
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