GLPI up to 9.5.3 /ajax/common.tabs.php _target/id cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in GLPI up to 9.5.3 (Asset Management Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the file /ajax/common.tabs.php. The manipulation of the argument _target/id with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. CVE summarizes:

GLPI is open source software which stands for Gestionnaire Libre de Parc Informatique and it is a Free Asset and IT Management Software package. In GLPI before verison 9.5.4, there is a vulnerability in the /ajax/common.tabs.php endpoint, indeed, at least two parameters _target and id are not properly sanitized. Here are two payloads (due to two different exploitations depending on which parameter you act) to exploit the vulnerability:/ajax/common.tabs.php?_target=javascript:alert(document.cookie)&_itemtype=DisplayPreference&_glpi_tab=DisplayPreference$2&id=258&displaytype=Ticket (Payload triggered if you click on the button). /ajax/common.tabs.php?_target=/front/ticket.form.php&_itemtype=Ticket&_glpi_tab=Ticket$1&id=(){};(function%20(){alert(document.cookie);})();function%20a&#.

The weakness was published 03/04/2021. The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-21313 since 12/22/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a simple authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details as well as a exploit are known. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Upgrading to version 9.5.4 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.2

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Upgrade: GLPI 9.5.4


12/22/2020 CVE assigned
03/04/2021 +72 days Advisory disclosed
03/04/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
03/14/2021 +10 days VulDB last update


Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2021-21313 (🔒)
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Created: 03/04/2021 08:24 AM
Updated: 03/14/2021 02:53 PM
Changes: (7) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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