Stored cross-site scripting in Simple e-Learning System



Published: 2022-07-18
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-2396
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stored cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU65396

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-2396

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 Bio parameter in the /vcs/claire_blake endpoint. A remote user can 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

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Simple e-Learning System: 1.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/CyberThoth/CVE/blob/83c243538386cd0761025f85eb747eab7cae5c21/CVE/Simple%20e-Learning%20System/Cross%20Site%20Scripting(Stored)/POC.md
http://vuldb.com/?id.203779

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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