OpenMRS 2.1 visitId cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in OpenMRS 2.1 (Health Information Software). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument visitId with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software 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:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in OpenMRS 2.1 Standalone Edition allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) givenName, (2) familyName, (3) address1, or (4) address2 parameter to registrationapp/; the (5) comment parameter to allergyui/; the (6) w10 parameter to htmlformentryui/htmlform/enterHtmlForm/submit.action; the (7) HTTP Referer Header to login.htm; the (8) returnUrl parameter to htmlformentryui/htmlform/ or (9) coreapps/; or the (10) visitId parameter to htmlformentryui/htmlform/

The weakness was published 10/23/2014 by Mahendra (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-8071 since 10/09/2014. 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. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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 X-Force (97690). Similar entries are available at 72692 and 72691.




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

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OpenVAS ID: 800783
OpenVAS Name: OpenMRS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
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10/09/2014 🔍
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03/27/2015 +155 days 🔍
04/03/2022 +2564 days 🔍


Advisory: 128748
Researcher: Mahendra
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-8071 (🔍)
X-Force: 97690
SecurityFocus: 70664 - OpenMRS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/27/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 04/03/2022 06:17 AM
Changes: 03/27/2015 12:07 PM (52), 03/14/2019 07:29 PM (5), 04/03/2022 06:17 AM (3)
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