Cross-site scripting in file-browser module



Published: 2020-02-04
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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file-browser
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Sumit Chawla

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU24915

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

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. 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

file-browser: 0.0.1 - 0.0.5


CPE2.3 External links

http://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-FILEBROWSER-543672
http://hackerone.com/reports/507303

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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