#VU56705 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2021-09-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU56705

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38337

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
RSVPmaker Excel
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: davidfcarr

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 $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"] value in the ~/phpexcel/PHPExcel/Shared/JAMA/docs/download.php file. 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
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

RSVPmaker Excel: 1.1


CPE

External links
http://www.wordfence.com/vulnerability-advisories/#CVE-2021-38337
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/rsvpmaker-excel/tags/1.2/phpexcel/PHPExcel/Shared/JAMA/docs/download.php#L61


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