#VU50874 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2021-02-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU50874

Vulnerability risk: Low

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: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Content Server
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: OpenText

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 project banner field. 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

Content Server: 20.3

CPE

External links
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/197119
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/161462
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/49578


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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