Nagios XI up to 5.8.6 auditlog.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Nagios XI up to 5.8.6 (Log Management Software). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code of the file auditlog.php. 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. The summary by CVE is:

Nagios XI before v5.8.7 was discovered to contain multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities at auditlog.php.

The weakness was shared 09/08/2022. It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-38248 since 08/15/2022. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

By approaching the search of inurl:auditlog.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

Upgrading to version 5.8.7 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at

The entries VDB-208080, VDB-208099, VDB-208108 and VDB-208109 are related to this item.







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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: XI 5.8.7


08/15/2022 🔍
09/08/2022 +24 days 🔍
09/08/2022 +0 days 🔍
10/14/2022 +36 days 🔍


Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-38248 (🔍)
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Created: 09/08/2022 08:00 AM
Updated: 10/14/2022 10:34 AM
Changes: 09/08/2022 08:00 AM (42), 10/14/2022 10:34 AM (11)
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