This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data within the jQuery(strInput) function that does not differentiate selectors from HTML. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
jQuery: 1.7.1 - 1.8.3
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?