Vulnerability Note VU#807134

WatchGuard Fireware XTM devices contain a cross-site scripting vulnerability

Original Release date: 13 Mar 2014 | Last revised: 13 Mar 2014

Overview

WatchGuard Fireware XTM 11.8.1, and possibly earlier versions, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description

CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

WatchGuard Fireware XTM 11.8.1 contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the "poll_name" parameter of the "firewall/policy" page.

Additional details may be found in the WatchGuard advisory.

Impact

A remote attacker that is able to trick a user in to visiting a specially crafted URL may be able to conduct a cross-site scripting attack. This attack may result in information leakage, privilege escalation, and/or denial of service.

Solution

Apply an Update

WatchGuard Fireware XTM 11.8.3 addresses this vulnerability.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Watchguard Technologies, Inc.Affected23 Jan 201413 Mar 2014
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Temporal 3.4 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 0.8 CDP:ND/TD:L/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2014-0338
  • Date Public: 13 Mar 2014
  • Date First Published: 13 Mar 2014
  • Date Last Updated: 13 Mar 2014
  • Document Revision: 13

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