Red Hat Network Satellite 5.6 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Red Hat Network Satellite 5.6. This affects an unknown code block. 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. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in spacewalk-java 2.0.2 in Spacewalk and Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite 5.5 and 5.6 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors to (1) kickstart/cobbler/, (2) channels/software/, or (3) admin/multiorg/

The weakness was disclosed 11/03/2014 with Google (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2014-3654 since 05/14/2014. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/03/2022). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 79291 (RHEL 5 / 6 : spacewalk-java (RHSA-2014:1762)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks.

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 Tenable (79291). The entry VDB-71437 is pretty similar.






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

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 79291
Nessus Name: RHEL 5 / 6 : spacewalk-java (RHSA-2014:1762)
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05/14/2014 🔍
10/30/2014 +169 days 🔍
10/30/2014 +0 days 🔍
11/03/2014 +4 days 🔍
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11/17/2014 +12 days 🔍
11/25/2014 +8 days 🔍
03/27/2015 +122 days 🔍
04/03/2022 +2564 days 🔍



Advisory: RHSA-2014:1762
Organization: Google
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-3654 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 47278 - RedHat Network Satellite 5.5 and 5.6 Remote XSS via Multiple Vectors, Medium
SecurityFocus: 70951 - Red Hat Satellite and Spacewalk Multiple HTML Injection and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 60976 - Red Hat update for spacewalk-java, Less Critical

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Created: 03/27/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 04/03/2022 11:19 AM
Changes: 03/27/2015 12:07 PM (61), 06/13/2017 08:32 AM (6), 04/03/2022 11:12 AM (3), 04/03/2022 11:19 AM (1)
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