#VU58371 Improper Neutralization of Formula Elements in a CSV File


Published: 2021-11-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58371

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-41270

CWE-ID: CWE-1236

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Serializer
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Symfony

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromsie the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper neutralization of formula elements in a CSV File. A remote authenticated attacker can inject formulas into the tag data.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Serializer: 4.1.0 - 5.3.11


CPE

External links
http://github.com/symfony/symfony/commit/3da6f2d45e7536ccb2a26f52fbaf340917e208a8
http://github.com/symfony/symfony/security/advisories/GHSA-2xhg-w2g5-w95x
http://github.com/symfony/symfony/releases/tag/v5.3.12
http://github.com/symfony/symfony/pull/44243


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.


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability