SQL-injection, XSS in OSSIM (Open Source Security Information Management) Feb 21 2008 12:47PM
marcin kopec hotmail com (1 replies)
Application: OSSIM


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.


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