Symantec Data Insight prior 4.0 Management Console cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Symantec Data Insight. Affected is an unknown function of the component Management Console. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. 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. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the management console in Symantec Data Insight 3.x and 4.x before 4.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via an unspecified form field, related to an "HTML script injection" issue.

The weakness was published 06/27/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-3433 since 05/09/2014. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76362 (Symantec Data Insight < 4.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYM14-012)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

Upgrading to version 4.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (93966), Tenable (76362), SecurityFocus (BID 68161†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-45551†). Similar entry is available at VDB-70139.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 76362
Nessus Name: Symantec Data Insight < 4.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SYM14-012)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Data Insight 4.0


05/09/2014 🔍
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CVE: CVE-2014-3433 (🔍)

X-Force: 93966
SecurityFocus: 68161 - Symantec Data Insight Management Console CVE-2014-3433 HTML Injection Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1030472
Vulnerability Center: 45551 - Symantec Data Insight 3.x and 4.x before 4.5 Remote Code Execution in the Management Console, High

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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/24/2022 09:02 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (63), 06/02/2017 08:07 AM (4), 03/24/2022 08:59 AM (3), 03/24/2022 09:02 AM (1)
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