Centreon color_picker.php cross-site scripting

centreon-colorpicker-xss (40924) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Centreon is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input color_picker.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the name and title parameters in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the Centreon SVN repository. See References.


  • Centreon SVN repository: Changeset 3857 for branches/centreon-
  • BID-28043: Centreon 'color_picker.php' Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-1179: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in include/common/javascript/color_picker.php in Centreon and earlier allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) name and (2) title parameters. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 42368: Centreon color_picker.php Multiple Parameter XSS
  • SA29158: Centreon File Inclusion and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Centreon Centreon -


Feb 27, 2008

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