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WatchGuard Fireware XTM devices contain a cross-site scripting vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#807134

Original Release Date: 2014-03-13 | Last Revised: 2014-03-13


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


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.


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.


Apply an Update

WatchGuard Fireware XTM 11.8.3 addresses this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Watchguard Technologies, Inc.

Notified:  January 23, 2014 Updated:  March 13, 2014



Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

CVSS Metrics

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



Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2014-0338
Date Public: 2014-03-13
Date First Published: 2014-03-13
Date Last Updated: 2014-03-13 19:31 UTC
Document Revision: 13

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