#VU82087 Cross-site scripting in Liferay DXP and Liferay Enterprise Portal

Published: 2023-10-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU82087

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-42497


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Liferay DXP
Web applications / CMS
Liferay Enterprise Portal
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 on the Export for Translation page in the "_com_liferay_translation_web_internal_portlet_TranslationPortlet_redirect" parameter. 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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Liferay DXP: 7.4 update 9 - 7.4 update 85

Liferay Enterprise Portal: ga4 - ga85

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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