XSS in Passbolt API

Published: 2018-01-02 21:20:19 | Updated: 2018-01-02 21:20:29
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 5.2 [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]
CVE ID CVE-2017-1000442
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
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
Advisory type Public

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

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