SQL-injection, XSS in OSSIM (Open Source Security Information Management)

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-02-22T00:00:00


Application: OSSIM http://www.ossim.net Version: 0.9.9rc5 Note: it is possible that the problem affects also earlier OSSIM versions Platforms: Linux Bug: SQL injection, Cross Site Scripting Exploitation: remote Date: 21 Feb 2008 Author: Marcin Kopec E-mail: marcin(dot)kopec(at)hotmail(dot)com

1) Introduction

OSSIM it's a free implementation of Security Information Management (SIM) system, equipped with many useful security tools (nessus, snort, p0f, ntop, ...) managed from easy-to-use web panel.

2) SQL injection

The bug exist in portname parameter of modifyportform.php It's possible to obtain hashed administrator password when user have rights to do port modification in "PORTS" tab.


3) XSS

Quotes in OSSIM aren't property sanitized.
Below XSS may be executed without logging into the OSSIM.