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Sid 1-47473

Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Kodi playlist creation persistent cross site scripting attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a cross site scripting vulnerability in the Kodi webapp.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

CVE-2018-8831:

CVSS base score 6.1

CVSS impact score 2.7

CVSS exploitability score 2.8

Confidentiality Impact LOW

Integrity Impact LOW

Availability Impact NONE

Detailed information

Rule checks for attempts to exploit a cross site scripting vulnerability in the Kodi webapp. CVE-2018-8831: A Persistent XSS vulnerability exists in Kodi (formerly XBMC) through 17.6 that allows the execution of arbitrary HTML/script code in the context of the victim user's browser via a playlist.

Affected systems

  • kodi kodi 17.6

Ease of attack

CVE-2018-8831:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

Not known

False negatives

Not known

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References