Cross-site scripting in Bitcore



Published: 2020-09-16
Risk Low
Patch available YES
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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Bitcore
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor BitPay

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Risk: Low

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')

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 "txId" argument. 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

Bitcore: 0.1.37, 0.1.38, 0.1.39, 0.1.40, 0.1.41, 0.8.0, 0.8.1, 0.8.2, 0.8.5, 0.8.6, 0.9.0, 0.9.4, 0.9.5, 0.10.0, 0.10.3, 0.10.4, 0.11.0, 0.11.1, 0.11.2, 0.11.3, 0.11.4, 0.11.5, 0.11.6, 0.11.7, 0.12.0, 0.12.1, 0.12.2, 0.12.3, 0.12.4, 0.12.5, 0.12.6, 0.12.7, 0.12.8, 0.12.9, 0.12.10, 0.12.11, 0.12.12, 0.12.13, 0.12.14, 0.12.15, 0.13.0, 0.13.1, 0.13.2, 0.13.3, 0.13.4, 0.13.5, 1.0.0, 2.0.0, 3.0.0, 4.0.0, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 5.0.0, 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.2.0, 8.16.2

CPE External links

https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-BITCORENODE-589925
https://github.com/bitpay/bitcore/commit/038af75d9a53f190c535a6d70552fc1eae929a34

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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