Cross-site scripting in Twisted



Published: 2022-10-31
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-39348
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Twisted Web
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor Twisted Matrix Labs

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU68855

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-39348

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 datawithin "NameVirtualHost". A remote user 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

Twisted Web: 8.0.0 - 22.8.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/twisted/twisted/commit/f2f5e81c03f14e253e85fe457e646130780db40b
http://github.com/twisted/twisted/security/advisories/GHSA-vg46-2rrj-3647
http://github.com/twisted/twisted/commit/f49041bb67792506d85aeda9cf6157e92f8048f4

Q & A

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