OpenStack Dashboard up to 2014.2.3/2015.1 Orchestration/Stack description cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in OpenStack Dashboard up to 2014.2.3/2015.1 (Cloud Software) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the file Orchestration/Stack. The manipulation of the argument description 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 confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was released 08/20/2015 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-3219 since 04/10/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. 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.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 91965 (Debian DSA-3617-1 : horizon - security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175783 (Debian Security Update for horizon (DSA 3617-1)).

Upgrading to version 2014.2.3 or 2015.1.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 12 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (91965). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 89140.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.4
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 91965
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3617-1 : horizon - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703617
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3617-1 (horizon - security update)
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Upgrade: Dashboard 2014.2.3/2015.1.1


04/10/2015 🔍
06/09/2015 +60 days 🔍
08/20/2015 +72 days 🔍
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08/21/2015 +1 days 🔍
11/03/2015 +74 days 🔍
07/06/2016 +246 days 🔍
07/07/2016 +1 days 🔍
06/12/2022 +2166 days 🔍



Advisory: RHSA-2015:1679
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-3219 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 54110 - OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) Remote XSS Vulnerability in Orchestration/Stack Section, Medium
SecurityFocus: 75109

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Created: 08/21/2015 10:19 AM
Updated: 06/12/2022 07:11 PM
Changes: 08/21/2015 10:19 AM (50), 03/10/2018 10:51 AM (26), 06/12/2022 07:11 PM (2)
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