Cortex 1.0.2 Released

As we have mentioned in the previous post, Randorisec reported to us that Cortex 1.0.0 is affected by the same Reflected XSS vulnerability as Buckfast 0 and 1 (respectively TheHive 2.10.0 and 2.10.1). This is due to the fact that both use the same angular-ui-notification service. The issue also affects Cortex 1.0.1.


We are happy to announce the immediate availability of Cortex 1.0.2 which fixes the vulnerability referenced as AP2 in Randorisec’s report. Moreover, this new release fixes 3 bugs:

  • Issue #11: jobs list API doesn’t take into account the limit parameter.
  • Issue #13: global section in configuration file is ignored.
  • Issue #16: redirect to jobs list when a job is not found.

To update your current Cortex installation, follow the instructions of the Installation Guide. Before doing so, you may want to save the job reports that were not executed via TheHive. Cortex 1 has no persistence and restarting the service will wipe out any existing reports.

Should you encounter any difficulties, please do not hesitate to read the FAQ, ask questions on the user forum or on Gitter, or contact us directly at

We would like to thank again Davy Douhine, Randorisec’s CEO, ArtsSEC, Frédéric Cikala, Nicolas Mattiocco, Florent Montel and Mohamed Mrabah for devoting time and efforts for making our products more secure.

Correction: April 21, 2017
An earlier version of this article mentioned Maximilano Soler among the professionals who joined Randorisec to perform a pentest on our products. At his request, we have removed his name and replaced it by ArtsSEC.