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.).


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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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 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

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