XSS in Passbolt API

Published: 2018-01-02 21:20:19 | Updated: 2018-01-02
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-1000442
CVSSv3 5.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Passbolt API
Vulnerable software versions Passbolt API 1.6.4
Passbolt API 1.6.3
Passbolt API 1.6.2
Passbolt API 1.6.1
Passbolt API 1.6.0
Vendor URL Passbolt

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting (XSS)

Description

Vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to perform XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused by an input validation error in the url field on the password workspace. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially 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.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://www.passbolt.com/incidents/20170914_xss_on_resource_urls
https://www.passbolt.com/release/notes#September

Back to List