#VU57429 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2021-10-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57429

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/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-2021-21746

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
MF971R
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor: ZTE

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 "sms_cmd_status_info". 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

MF971R: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2021-1318


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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