Cross-site scripting in Bootstrap

Published: 2019-02-14 14:25:06
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-8331
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 Bootstrap
Vulnerable software versions Bootstrap 3.4.0
Bootstrap 3.3.6
Bootstrap 3.3.5

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Vendor URL Bootstrap

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting

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. 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

The vulnerability has been addressed in the versions 3.4.1, 4.3.1.

External links

https://blog.getbootstrap.com/2019/02/13/bootstrap-4-3-1-and-3-4-1/