Splunk up to 5.0.12/6.0.8/6.1.7/6.2.3 Header cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Splunk up to 5.0.12/6.0.8/6.1.7/6.2.3 (Log Management Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Header Handler. The manipulation 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:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Splunk Web in Splunk Enterprise 6.2.x before 6.2.4, 6.1.x before 6.1.8, 6.0.x before 6.0.9, and 5.0.x before 5.0.13 and Splunk Light 6.2.x before 6.2.4 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a header.

The weakness was presented 08/18/2015 (Website). The advisory is available at splunk.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2015-6515 since 08/18/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 5.0.13, 6.0.9, 6.1.8 or 6.2.4 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Vulnerability Center (SBV-52229). See 77317 for similar entry.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: Splunk 5.0.13/6.0.9/6.1.8/6.2.4


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Advisory: splunk.com
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CVE: CVE-2015-6515 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 52229 - Splunk Enterprise 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2 and Splunk Light 6.2 Remote XSS Vulnerability in Splunk Web, Medium

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Created: 08/19/2015 10:26 AM
Updated: 10/24/2017 09:46 AM
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