Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache JSPWiki



Published: 2021-11-26
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-40369
CVE-2021-44140
CWE-ID CWE-79
CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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JSPWiki
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Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU58384

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-2021-40369

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 Denounce plugin. 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

JSPWiki: 2.1.120 - 2.11.0M8


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.apache.org/thread/r2j00nrnpjgcmoxvlv3pgfoq9kzrcsfh
http://jspwiki-wiki.apache.org/Wiki.jsp?page=CVE-2021-40369

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.

2) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU58385

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44140

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request on logout and delete arbitrary files in a system hosting a JSPWiki instance.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

JSPWiki: 2.1.120 - 2.11.0M8


CPE2.3 External links

http://jspwiki-wiki.apache.org/Wiki.jsp?page=CVE-2021-44140
http://lists.apache.org/thread/5qglpjdhvobppx7j550lf1sk28f6011t

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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