#VU76525 Stored cross-site scripting in Liferay Enterprise Portal and Liferay DXP

Published: 2023-05-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU76525

Vulnerability risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-33942


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Liferay Enterprise Portal
Web applications / CMS
Liferay DXP
Web applications / CMS

Vendor: Liferay


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 the Web Content Display widget's article selector. A remote user can inject 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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Liferay Enterprise Portal: ga50


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