Stored cross-site scripting in LDAP Account Manager



Published: 2022-07-07
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-24851
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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LDAP Account Manager
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor LDAP Account Manager

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stored cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU64959

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-2022-24851

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 permanently inject 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 update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

LDAP Account Manager: 7.0 - 7.9


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/LDAPAccountManager/lam/commit/3c6f09a3579e048e224eb5a4c4e3eefaa8bccd49
http://github.com/LDAPAccountManager/lam/issues/170
http://github.com/LDAPAccountManager/lam/security/advisories/GHSA-f2fr-cccr-583v
http://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5177

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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