Cross-site scripting in Kunena for Joomla!

Published: 2019-04-22 | Updated: 2019-04-22
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Kunena Subscribe
Vendor The Kunena Project

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Severity: Medium

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('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.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Kunena: 5.1.3, 5.1.4, 5.1.5, 5.1.7, 5.1.8, 5.1.9, 5.1.10, 5.1.11

CPE External links


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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