|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
Web applications / Other software
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied data passed via specially crafted parameter to 'code_generator.phps' example script. 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
Update to version 5.2.24.
PHPMailer: 5.2 - 5.2.23CPE2.3
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?