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computer vulnerability note 18259

pfSense: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of pfSense, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable software: pfSense.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 06/11/2015.
Références of this computer vulnerability: pfSense-SA-15_08.webgui, VIGILANCE-VUL-18259.

Description of the vulnerability

The pfSense 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 pfSense, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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