Dell EMC RSA Authentication Manager up to 8.3 P2 Operations Console Stored cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Dell EMC RSA Authentication Manager up to 8.3 P2. This affects some unknown functionality of the component Operations Console. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Stored). CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on integrity.

The bug was discovered 09/18/2018. The weakness was released 09/28/2018 as not defined mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-11073 since 05/14/2018. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is required for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 117809 (EMC RSA Authentication Manager < 8.3 Patch 3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (DSA-2018-152)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context r.

Applying the patch 8.3 SP3 is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (117809). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 124582 and 124583.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.5

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

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 117809
Nessus Name: EMC RSA Authentication Manager < 8.3 Patch 3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (DSA-2018-152)
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Patch: 8.3 SP3


05/14/2018 🔍
09/18/2018 +127 days 🔍
09/21/2018 +3 days 🔍
09/27/2018 +6 days 🔍
09/28/2018 +0 days 🔍
09/28/2018 +0 days 🔍
09/29/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/19/2023 +1693 days 🔍



Advisory: DSA-2018-152
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-11073 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1041697
SecurityFocus: 105410

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Created: 09/29/2018 07:42 AM
Updated: 05/19/2023 01:21 PM
Changes: 09/29/2018 07:42 AM (69), 03/28/2020 08:09 AM (2), 05/19/2023 01:14 PM (5), 05/19/2023 01:21 PM (12)
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