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CVE-2015-5456 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the form method in modules/formclass.php in PivotX before 2.3.11 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the PATH_INFO, related to the "PHP_SELF" variable and form actions.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/08/2015

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://blog.pivotx.net/archive/2015/06/21/pivotx-2311-released
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/132474/PivotX-2.3.10-Session-Fixation-XSS-Code-Execution.html Exploit
http://software-talk.org/blog/2015/06/session-fixation-xss-code-execution-vulnerability-pivotx/ Exploit
http://sourceforge.net/p/pivot-weblog/code/4457/tree//branches/2.3.x/pivotx/modules/formclass.php?diff=51a4cb5e34309d75c0d1612a:4456
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/535860/100/0/threaded Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75577

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:pivotx:pivotx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.3.10

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5456
NVD Published Date:
07/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
08/11/2015