#VU48934 Cross-site scripting in Apache Airflow

Published: 2020-12-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48934

Vulnerability risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-17515


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache Airflow
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Apache 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. 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.

Note, this vulnerability exists due to incomplete fix for previous issue #VU46772.

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Vulnerable software versions

Apache Airflow: 1.0.0 - 1.10.13


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