Upstream information

CVE-2021-37936 at MITRE


It was discovered that Kibana was not sanitizing document fields containing HTML snippets. Using this vulnerability, an attacker with the ability to write documents to an elasticsearch index could inject HTML. When the Discover app highlighted a search term containing the HTML, it would be rendered for the user.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.4 4.3
Attack Vector Network Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction Required None
Scope Changed Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low None
Integrity Impact Low Low
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1205625 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kibana Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kibana Not affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kibana Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kibana Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kibana Not affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Nov 21 11:40:46 2022
CVE page last modified: Mon Apr 15 15:40:31 2024