#VU36106 Cross-site scripting

Published: 2019-02-25 | Updated: 2020-08-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU36106

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-20791


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Responsive FileManager
Client/Desktop applications / File managers, FTP clients

Vendor: TecRail


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a media file upload with an XSS payload in the name, because of mishandling of the media_preview action.

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.

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

Vulnerable software versions

Responsive FileManager: 9.13.4


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