Vulnerability identifier: #VU71577
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Web applications / JS libraries
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 JSON5.parse() function. A remote attacker can inject and execute arbitrary script code.
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.
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Vulnerable software versions
json5: 2.2.0 - 2.2.1, 2.1.0 - 2.1.3, 2.0.0 - 2.0.1, 1.0.0 - 1.0.1, 0.5.0 - 0.5.1, 0.4.0, 0.3.0, 0.2.0, 0.1.0, 0.0.0 - 0.0.1
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?