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CVE-2014-2236 Detail

Current Description

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.

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.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/28/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65885
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1070852
https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel/commit/876e3662ff6b78cc6241338c15e3a0cb49edf4e2#diff-b693b4c02739be4b3231bece15b0eb87 Exploit Patch
https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel/commit/a676a86b6b7a5737d4da4f59f71e037406f88d29 Exploit Patch

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:askbot:askbot:0.7.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:0.7.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:0.7.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:0.7.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:0.7.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:0.7.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:0.7.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:0.7.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:askbot:askbot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.7.48


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2236
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2014
NVD Last Modified:
07/30/2015