PT-2017-56: Cross-Site Scripting in Kaspersky Security Center 10

Vulnerable software

Kaspersky Security Center 10
Versions: Service Pack 2 and earlier

Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Cross-Site Scripting
Access Vector: Local

CVSS v3:
Base Score: 5.4
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVE: not assigned

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Cross-Site Scripting in Kaspersky Security Center 10.

DOM-based cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Web Console for Kaspersky Security Center 10 allows unauthorized attackers to access some product functionality and execute arbitrary code on the client side using JavaScript

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

28.07.2017 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
27.10.2017 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
19.01.2018 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Vaagn Israelyan, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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About Positive Technologies

Positive Technologies is a leading provider of vulnerability assessment, compliance management and threat analysis solutions to more than 1,000 global enterprise clients. Our solutions work seamlessly across your entire business: securing applications in development; assessing your network and application vulnerabilities; assuring compliance with regulatory requirements; and blocking real-time attacks. Our commitment to clients and research has earned Positive Technologies a reputation as one of the foremost authorities on SCADA, Banking, Telecom, Web Application and ERP security, and distinction as the #1 fastest growing Security and Vulnerability Management firm in 2012, as shown in an IDC report*. To learn more about Positive Technologies please visit

*Source: IDC Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares, doc #242465, August 2013. Based on year-over-year revenue growth in 2012 for vendors with revenues of $20M+