OSSEC Web UI vulnerable to cross-site scripting


OSSEC Web UI is a web interface for use with Open Source HIDS Security (OSSEC). OSSEC Web UI contains a cross-site scripting (CWE-79) vulnerability.

Shoji Baba reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.1 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Changed
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • OSSEC Web UI versions prior to 0.9


An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.

[Update the software]
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

According to the developer, the OSSEC Web UI is no longer being maintained.
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2016-4847

  1. JVN : JVN#58455472
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2016-4847
Revision History

  • [2016/08/18]
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