#VU7282 Cross-site scripting


Published: 2016-12-26 | Updated: 2021-11-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU7282

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 when processing title attribute. 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: 1.9.2 - 1.10.0 rc1


CPE

External links
http://github.com/jquery/jquery-ui/commit/f2854408cce7e4b7fc6bf8676761904af9c96bde
http://bugs.jqueryui.com/ticket/8861


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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