#VU47691 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2020-10-12 | Updated: 2020-10-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU47691

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5142

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software: SonicOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: SonicWall

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 within the SSLVPN web interface. 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

SonicOS: 5.9, 6.0, 6.5, 7.0

CPE

External links
https://psirt.global.sonicwall.com/vuln-detail/SNWLID-2020-0017


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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