Vulnerability Note VU#558132

Dell OpenManage Server Administrator contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability

Original Release date: 14 Nov 2012 | Last revised: 14 Nov 2012

Overview

Dell OpenManage Server Administrator version 7.1 and earlier contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description

Dell OpenManage Server Administrator version 7.1 and earlier contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability (CWE-79).

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary script in the context of the end-user's browser session.

Solution

Apply an Update

Users should download the appropriate patch for the version of OpenManage they have installed.

OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node Patch for OM7.1 (Version 7.1.0.1)
OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node Patch for OM7.0 (Version 7.0.0.1)
OpenManage Server Administrator Managed Node Patch for OM6.5 (Version 6.5.0.1)

Restrict Access

The Dell OpenManage Server Administrator interface should not be Internet facing.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Dell Computer Corporation, Inc.Affected-14 Nov 2012
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Temporal 3.9 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 2.9 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to David Ferrest and Dell for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2012-4955
  • Date Public: 31 Oct 2012
  • Date First Published: 14 Nov 2012
  • Date Last Updated: 14 Nov 2012
  • Document Revision: 10

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