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Published: 04th April 2020

Severity: Medium

CVSS Score: 4.7 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)


WSO2 API Manager : 3.0.0 or earlier
WSO2 API Manager Analytics : 2.5.0 or earlier
WSO2 API Microgateway : 2.2.0
WSO2 Enterprise Integrator : 6.5.0 or earlier
WSO2 IS as Key Manager : 5.9.0 or earlier
WSO2 Identity Server : 5.9.0 or earlier
WSO2 Identity Server Analytics : 5.6.0 or earlier


A potential Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been identified in the Management Console.


The registry advanced search user interface is found to be vulnerable to a potential Reflected XSS attack when a user injects a malicious executable script as user input through carbon management console.


By leveraging an XSS attack, an attacker can make the browser get redirected to a malicious website, make changes in the UI of the web page, retrieve information from the browser or harm otherwise. However, since all the session related sensitive cookies are set with httpOnly flag and protected, session hijacking or similar attacks would not be possible.


If you are using an affected product version, it is highly recommended to migrate to the latest released version to receive security fixes.

You may also apply the relevant fixes based on the changes from the public fix: https://github.com/wso2/carbon-registry/pull/327

Note: If you are a WSO2 customer with Support Subscription, please use WSO2 Update Manager (WUM) updates in order to apply the fix.

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