#VU7280 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2017-02-13 | Updated: 2021-11-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU7280

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-79

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
jQuery UI
Web applications / JS libraries

Vendor: The jQuery Team

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 jquery.ui.dialog.js when processing title option. 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
Update to version 1.10.0.

Vulnerable software versions

jQuery UI: 1.8.4 - 1.10.0 rc1


CPE

External links
http://bugs.jqueryui.com/ticket/6016
http://github.com/jquery/jquery-ui/commit/7e9060c109b928769a664dbcc2c17bd21231b6f3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/14/8


Q & A

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