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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2297

Original release date: 08/26/2012
Last revised: 08/27/2012


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Creative Commons module 6.x-1.x before 6.x-1.1 for Drupal allow remote authenticated users with the administer creative commons permission to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) creativecommons_user_message or (2) creativecommons_site_license_additional_text parameter.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120502 Re: CVE Request for Drupal contributed modules
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120502 CVE Request for Drupal contributed modules
External Source: MISC
Name: http://drupal.org/node/1547520
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.madirish.net/content/drupal-creative-commons-6x-10-xss-vulnerability
External Source: XF
Name: creativecommons-licensedescription-xss(75180)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://drupal.org/node/1547478
External Source: BID
Name: 53248

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)