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
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


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.


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

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