Cross-site scripting in django-wiki



Published: 2021-12-01
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-25986
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor django-wiki

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU58469

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-25986

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 notifications section. A remote authenticated 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

django-wiki: 0.0.20, 0.0.22, 0.0.23, 0.0.24, 0.0.24.3, 0.0.24.4, 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.2.3, 0.2.4, 0.2.5, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.4, 0.4.1, 0.4.2, 0.4.3, 0.4.4, 0.4.5, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.7.1, 0.7.2, 0.7.3, 0.7.4, 0.7.5, 0.7.6, 0.7.7, 0.7.8

CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/django-wiki/django-wiki/commit/9eaccc7519e4206a4d2f22640882f0737b2da9c5
http://www.whitesourcesoftware.com/vulnerability-database/CVE-2021-25986

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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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