1) Cross-site scripting

Severity: Low

CVSSv3:
5.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID:
CVE-2018-16471

CWE-ID:
CWE-79 – Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation (‘Cross-site Scripting’)

Description


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.


The vulnerability exists due to insufficient escaping of the content returned by the scheme method in the Rack::Request class. 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 the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse:
15.1

CPE
External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-02/msg00016.html

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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