Spacewalk/Satellite XMLRPC API cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Spacewalk and Satellite (the affected version is unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component XMLRPC API. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was disclosed 04/14/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-0284 since 11/18/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. 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 90343 (RHEL 6 : postgresql92 in Satellite Server (RHSA-2016:0590)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (90343). The entries 82396, 82397 and 99814 are pretty similar.




CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Temp Score: 5.2
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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: 90343
Nessus Name: RHEL 6 : postgresql92 in Satellite Server (RHSA-2016:0590)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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11/18/2014 🔍
03/03/2016 +471 days 🔍
04/04/2016 +32 days 🔍
04/05/2016 +1 days 🔍
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04/14/2016 +8 days 🔍
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04/15/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/24/2022 +2291 days 🔍


Advisory: RHSA-2016:0590
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CVE: CVE-2015-0284 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 57893 - RedHat Spacewalk-Java <2.3.8 and Satellite 5.7 Remote Stored XSS in User Details Fields, Medium

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Created: 04/15/2016 10:11 AM
Updated: 07/24/2022 03:54 PM
Changes: 04/15/2016 10:11 AM (58), 02/03/2019 10:42 AM (12), 07/24/2022 03:44 PM (4), 07/24/2022 03:49 PM (1), 07/24/2022 03:54 PM (1)
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