Vulnerability identifier: #VU25348
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: JS Foundation
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 "dojox.xmpp.util.xmlEncode" method only encodes the first occurrence of each character, not all of them. A remote attacker 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.
"&&".replace("&", "&") == "&&"
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Vulnerable software versions
dojox: 1.11.0 - 1.16.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.