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Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

CVE-2023-1410

Severity Medium
Score 4.8/10

Summary

Grafana is an open-source platform for monitoring and observability. Grafana versions 8.0.x prior to 8.5.22, 9.0.x prior to 9.2.15, 9.3.x prior to 9.3.11, and 9.4.x prior to 9.4.7. had a stored Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Graphite "FunctionDescription" tooltip. The stored Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability was possible due the value of the Function Description was not properly sanitized. An attacker needs to have control over the Graphite data source in order to manipulate a function description and a Grafana admin needs to configure the data source, later a Grafana user needs to select a tampered function and hover over the description.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • HIGH
  • LOW
  • NONE

CWE-79 - Cross Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting, commonly referred to as XSS, is the most dominant class of vulnerabilities. It allows an attacker to inject malicious code into a pregnable web application and victimize its users. The exploitation of such a weakness can cause severe issues such as account takeover, and sensitive data exfiltration. Because of the prevalence of XSS vulnerabilities and their high rate of exploitation, it has remained in the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities for years.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published