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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Splunk Vendors:   Splunk Inc.
Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Light Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032859
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032859
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6514, CVE-2015-6515   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 21 2015
Original Entry Date:  Jul 11 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Enterprise 6.2.x prior to 6.2.4, 6.1.x prior to 6.1.8, 6.0.x prior to 6.0.9, 5.0.x prior to 5.0.13; Light 6.2.x prior to 6.2.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Splunk. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The software does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the Splunk software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

The Dashboard is affected [CVE-2015-6514]. The vendor has assigned SPL-100313 to this vulnerability.

Daniel Compton @ Info-Assure reported this vulnerability.

Splunk Web is affected [CVE-2015-6515]. The vendor has assigned SPL-101718 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the Splunk software, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.2.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.splunk.com/view/SP-CAAAN7C

Vendor URL:  www.splunk.com/view/SP-CAAAN7C (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (FreeBSD), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

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