Vulnerability identifier: #VU7278
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: The jQuery Team
Vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform Cross-site scripting attacks.
An input validation error exists in the default content option in jquery.ui.tooltip.js in the Tooltip widget in jQuery UI before 1.10.0 when processing title attribute, which is not properly handled in the autocomplete combo box demo. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in victim's browser in security 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.
Update to version 1.10.0.
Vulnerable software versions
jQuery UI: 1.9.2 - 1.10.0 rc1
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?