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vulnerability CVE-2018-11688

Openfire: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Openfire, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted software: Openfire.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: client access/rights.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 06/06/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-11688, VIGILANCE-VUL-26320.

Description of the vulnerability

The Openfire product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Openfire, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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