|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2018-0499
|Public exploit||Not available|
|Vulnerable software versions||
|Vendor URL||The Xapian Project|
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient HTML escaping by the Xapian::MSet::snippet() function, as defined in the queryparser/termgenerator_internal.cc code. 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.Remediation
Update to version 1.4.6.