IPFire WebUI vulnerable to cross-site scripting


The web user interface of IPFire provided by IPFire Project contains multiple stored cross-site scripting vulnerabilities (CWE-79).

This analysis assumes a scenario where one administrative user prepares malicious content, and then another administrative user accesses this content, resulting in a cross-site scripting attack.

Satoshi Horikoshi 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 4.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: High
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Changed
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 3.5 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • IPFire versions prior to 2.27 - Core Update 170


An arbitrary script may be executed on the web browser of the user who is using the product.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2022-36368

  1. JVN : JVN#15411362
Revision History

  • [2022/10/06]
      Web page was published