#VU26431 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2020-03-27 | Updated: 2020-03-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26431

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3902

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apple Safari
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Apple Inc.

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 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

Apple Safari: 0.8 - 13.0.3


CPE

External links
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Mar/35
http://support.apple.com/en-eg/HT211104


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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