XSS in Drupal (jQuery UI component)



Published: 2022-01-19
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-41183
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Drupal

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU58270

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-41183

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 when processing values of various `*Text` options. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the library and execute arbitrary JavaScript 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 update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Drupal: 7.0 - 7.x-dev, 9.3.0 - 9.3.2, 9.2.0 - 9.2.10, 9.1.0 - 9.1.15, 8.9.0 - 8.9.20, 9.0.0 - 9.0.14, 8.8.0 - 8.8.12, 8.7.0 - 8.7.14, 8.6.0 - 8.6.18, 8.5.0 - 8.5.15, 8.4.0 - 8.4.8, 8.3.0 - 8.3.9, 8.2.0 - 8.2.8, 8.1.0 - 8.1.10, 8.0 - 8.0.6


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.drupal.org/sa-core-2022-001

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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