Advisory Published


First published: Wed Nov 15 2023(Updated: )

A CWE-601 URL Redirection to Untrusted Site vulnerability exists that could cause an openredirect vulnerability leading to a cross site scripting attack. By providing a URL-encoded input attackers can cause the software’s web application to redirect to the chosen domain after a successful login is performed.

Credit: cybersecurity@se.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Schneider-electric Ecostruxure Power Monitoring Expert=2020
Schneider-electric Ecostruxure Power Monitoring Expert=2020-cumulative_update_1
Schneider-electric Ecostruxure Power Monitoring Expert=2020-cumulative_update_2
Schneider-electric Ecostruxure Power Monitoring Expert=2021
Schneider-electric Ecostruxure Power Monitoring Expert=2021-cumulative_update_1

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2023-5986?

    CVE-2023-5986 is a URL Redirection to Untrusted Site vulnerability that could lead to a cross-site scripting attack.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-5986?

    CVE-2023-5986 has a severity rating of 8.2 (high).

  • Which software is affected by CVE-2023-5986?

    Schneider-electric Ecostruxure Power Monitoring Expert 2020, 2020 Cumulative Update 1, 2020 Cumulative Update 2, 2021, and 2021 Cumulative Update 1 are affected by CVE-2023-5986.

  • How can the CVE-2023-5986 vulnerability be exploited?

    Attackers can exploit CVE-2023-5986 by providing a URL-encoded input to cause the software's web application to redirect to an untrusted site, leading to a cross-site scripting attack.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-5986?

    To fix CVE-2023-5986, apply the necessary security updates provided by Schneider-electric.


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