Reverse Tabnabbing in Quill

Published: 2019-07-11 | Updated: 2019-07-11
Severity Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-1022
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Quill Subscribe
Vendor Quilljs

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Reverse Tabnabbing

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 2.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-1022 - Use of Web Link to Untrusted Target with window.opener Access

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to modify certain properties on the affected system.

The vulnerability exist due to Reverse Tabnabbing via the snow theme. The link has the target attribute set to "_blank" but has no "rel" property. A remote attacker can modify the location property to automatically redirect the user to a malicious site.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Quill: 0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.1.0, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 0.2.0, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.2.3, 0.3.0, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.3, 0.3.4, 0.3.5, 0.3.6, 0.3.7, 0.3.8, 0.3.9, 0.3.11, 0.3.12, 0.4.0, 0.4.1, 0.4.2, 0.4.3, 0.4.4, 0.5.0, 0.5.1, 0.6.0, 0.6.1, 0.6.2, 0.6.3, 0.6.4, 0.6.5, 0.6.6, 0.6.7, 0.7.0, 0.7.1, 0.7.2, 0.7.3, 0.8.0, 0.8.1, 0.8.2, 0.9.0, 0.9.2, 0.10.0, 0.10.1, 0.10.2, 0.10.3, 0.10.5, 0.11.0, 0.13.0, 0.13.1, 0.13.2, 0.13.3, 0.13.4, 0.13.5, 0.13.6, 0.13.7, 0.14.0, 0.14.1, 0.14.2, 0.15.0, 0.15.1, 0.15.2, 0.15.3, 0.16.0, 0.16.1, 0.17.0, 0.17.2, 0.17.3, 0.17.4, 0.17.5, 0.17.6, 0.18.0, 0.18.1, 0.19.0, 0.19.1, 0.19.2, 0.19.3, 0.19.4, 0.19.5, 0.19.7, 0.19.8, 0.19.10, 0.19.11, 0.19.12, 0.19.14, 0.20.0, 0.20.1, 1.0.0, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.6, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.5, 1.1.6, 1.1.7, 1.1.8, 1.1.9, 1.1.10, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4, 1.2.5, 1.2.6, 1.3.0, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 1.3.6, 2.0.0

CPE External links

https://github.com/quilljs/quill/issues/2438
https://github.com/quilljs/quill/pull/2674
https://github.com/quilljs/quill/pull/2439

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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