Cross-site scripting in Apache CXF



Published: 2020-01-20
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-17573
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apache CXF
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU24406

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-17573

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

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 in the services listing page. 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

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

Vulnerable software versions

Apache CXF: 3.2.0 - 3.3.4


CPE2.3 External links

http://cxf.apache.org/security-advisories.data/CVE-2019-17573.txt.asc?version=1&modificationDate=1579178542000&api=v2
http://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rf3b50583fefce2810cbd37c3d358cbcd9a03e750005950bf54546194@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E

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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