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CVE-2012-6037 Detail

Current Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Mahara 1.4.x before 1.4.5 and 1.5.x before 1.5.4, and other versions including 1.2, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a CSV header with "unknown fields," which are not properly handled in error messages in the (1) bulk user, (2) group, and (3) group member upload capabilities. NOTE: this issue was originally part of CVE-2012-2243, but that ID was SPLIT due to different issues by different researchers.

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2591
https://bugs.launchpad.net/mahara/+bug/1063480
https://mahara.org/interaction/forum/topic.php?id=4937 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.5:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.5:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mahara:mahara:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6037
NVD Published Date:
11/24/2012
NVD Last Modified:
02/07/2013