DescriptionA cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in Check_MK versions 1.2.8x prior to 1.2.8p25 and 1.4.0x prior to 1.4.0p9, allowing an unauthenticated attacker to inject arbitrary HTML or JavaScript via the output_format parameter, and the username parameter of failed HTTP basic authentication attempts, which is returned unencoded in an internal server error page.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
check-mk (PTS)sid1.2.8p26-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[wheezy] - check-mk <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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