Cross-site scripting in ownCloud Server



Published: 2017-07-17 | Updated: 2022-02-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-9338
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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ownCloud Server
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor ownCloud

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU38683

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-9338

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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 in the search module in ownCloud Server before 8. 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 update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ownCloud Server: 9.0 - 10.0.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99322
http://owncloud.org/security/advisory/?id=oc-sa-2017-007

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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