#VU27484 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2020-05-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27484

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12438

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
PHP-Fusion
Web applications / CMS

Vendor: PHP-Fusion

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

Vulnerable software versions

PHP-Fusion: 9.03.50


CPE

External links
http://github.com/php-fusion/PHP-Fusion/commit/c36006f900d855f1173f81cea1a774295049f4d8
http://github.com/php-fusion/PHP-Fusion/issues/2307


Q & A

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.


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