Cross-site Scripting (XSS)

Affecting kibana package, versions >=5.0.0 <5.6.1

medium severity

Overview

Kibana is an open source, browser-based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Kibana versions prior to 5.6.1 had a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Timelion that could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information from or perform destructive actions on behalf of other Kibana users.

Remediation

Upgrade kibana to version 5.6.1 or higher.

References

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Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2017-11479
CWE
CWE-79
Snyk ID
npm:kibana:20170928
Disclosed
28 Sep, 2017
Published
04 Jan, 2018