XSS in Roundcube Webmail



Published: 2023-09-18
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Roundcube

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU80865

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

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 handling linkrefs in plain text messages. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted email message 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

Roundcube: 1.4.0 - 1.6.2

CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/roundcube/roundcubemail/releases/tag/1.6.3
http://github.com/roundcube/roundcubemail/releases/tag/1.5.4
http://github.com/roundcube/roundcubemail/releases/tag/1.4.14


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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