Advisory Published

CVE-2016-6555: XSS

First published: Fri Sep 24 2021(Updated: )

OpenNMS version 18.0.1 and prior are vulnerable to a stored XSS issue due to insufficient filtering of SNMP trap supplied data. By creating a malicious SNMP trap, an attacker can store an XSS payload which will trigger when a user of the web UI views the events list page. This issue was fixed in version 18.0.2, released on September 20, 2016.

Credit: cve@rapid7.con

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Opennms Opennms<18.0.2-1

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this issue?

    The vulnerability ID for this issue is CVE-2016-6555.

  • What is the severity level of CVE-2016-6555?

    CVE-2016-6555 has a severity level of high.

  • How does CVE-2016-6555 affect OpenNMS?

    CVE-2016-6555 affects OpenNMS version 18.0.1 and prior.

  • What is the impact of CVE-2016-6555?

    CVE-2016-6555 allows an attacker to store a malicious XSS payload that can be triggered when a user views the events list page on the web UI.

  • How can CVE-2016-6555 be mitigated?

    To mitigate CVE-2016-6555, upgrade OpenNMS to version 18.0.2-1 or newer.


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