Self Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) on Splunk App for Lookup File Editing

Advisory ID: SVD-2023-0610

CVE ID: CVE-2023-32715

Published: 2023-06-01

Last Update: 2023-06-01

CVSSv3.1 Score: 4.7, Medium


Bug ID: LOOKUP-176


A user can insert potentially malicious JavaScript code into the Splunk App for Lookup File Editing, which causes the code to run on the user’s machine.


Upgrade the Splunk App for Lookup Editing to version 4.0.1 or higher.

Product Status

ProductVersionComponentAffected VersionFix Version
Splunk App for Lookup File Editing4.04.0 and lower4.0.1

Mitigations and Workarounds

Disable the Splunk App for Lookup File Editing if you do not require it and cannot upgrade it. If users do not log in to Splunk Web on indexers in a distributed environment, disable Splunk Web on those indexers. See Disable unnecessary Splunk Enterprise components and the web.conf configuration specification file in the Splunk documentation for more information on disabling Splunk Web.




Splunk rated this vulnerability as Medium, 4.7, with a CVSSv3.1 vector of CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N.