#VU50867 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2021-02-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU50867

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3: 4.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-26544

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Livy
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: Apache Foundation

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 the session name. A remote authenticated 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

Livy: 0.7.0-incubating

CPE

External links
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/02/20/1
https://github.com/apache/incubator-livy/commit/4d8a912699683b973eee76d4e91447d769a0cb0d
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r2db14e7fd1e5ec2519e8828d43529bad623d75698cc7918af3a3f3ed%40%3Cuser.livy.apache.org%3E


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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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