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CVE-2016-5740 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Open-Xchange OX App Suite before 7.8.2-rev5. JavaScript code can be used as part of ical attachments within scheduling E-Mails. This content, for example an appointment's location, will be presented to the user at the E-Mail App, depending on the invitation workflow. This code gets executed within the context of the user's current session. Malicious script code can be executed within a user's context. This can lead to session hijacking or triggering unwanted actions via the web interface (sending mail, deleting data etc.).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

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://packetstormsecurity.com/files/138700/Open-Xchange-App-Suite-7.8.2-Cross-Site-Scripting.html Mitigation Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/539394/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92922 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40378/ Mitigation Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

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:open-xchange:open-xchange_appsuite:*:rev4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.8.2


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5740
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018