Cross-site scripting in Ruby Redmine



Published: 2012-10-08 | Updated: 2020-08-11
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2011-4928
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Ruby

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-4928

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

Vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused by an input validation error in the textile formatter in Redmine before 1.0.5. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in victim's browser in security 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

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Redmine: 0.1.0, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.3.0, 0.4.0, 0.4.1, 0.4.2, 0.5.0, 0.5.1, 0.6.0, 0.6.1, 0.6.2, 0.6.3, 0.6.4, 0.7.0, 0.7.1, 0.7.2, 0.7.3, 0.7.4, 0.8.0, 0.8.1, 0.8.2, 0.8.3, 0.8.4, 0.8.5, 0.8.6, 0.8.7, 0.9.0, 0.9.1, 0.9.2, 0.9.3, 0.9.4, 0.9.5, 0.9.6, 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3

CPE External links

http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2261
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/06/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/06/7
http://www.redmine.org/news/49

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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