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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2236

Original release date: 03/05/2014
Last revised: 03/07/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Askbot before 0.7.49 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to the (1) tag or (2) user search forms.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel/commit/876e3662ff6b78cc6241338c15e3a0cb49edf4e2#diff-b693b4c02739be4b3231bece15b0eb87
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel/commit/a676a86b6b7a5737d4da4f59f71e037406f88d29
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140228 Re: CVE request: askbot xss
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57163
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1070852

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)