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CVE-2005-4454 Detail

Description

Validate-before-filter vulnerability in cleanhtml.pl 1.129 in LiveJournal CVS before Dec 7 2005, when the cleancss option is enabled, allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a "\" (backslash) within a "javascript" scheme in a style property (such as "javas\cript"), which bypasses the "javascript" check before the "\" is stripped and then rendered in web browsers that allow scripting in style sheets.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/21/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-12/1000.html
http://cvs.livejournal.org/browse.cgi/livejournal/cgi-bin/cleanhtml.pl
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=113504421421972&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15990 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23839

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:livejournal:livejournal:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4454
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017