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CVE-2016-6800 Detail

Current Description

The default configuration of the OFBiz framework offers a blog functionality. Different users are able to operate blogs which are related to specific parties. In the form field for the creation of new blog articles the user input of the summary field as well as the article field is not properly sanitized. It is possible to inject arbitrary JavaScript code in these form fields. This code gets executed from the browser of every user who is visiting this article. Mitigation: Upgrade to Apache OFBiz 16.11.01.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/30/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6800
Original release date:
08/30/2017
Last revised:
09/12/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
2.7
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://s.apache.org/Owsz Mailing List; Mitigation; Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [www-announce] 20161129 [SECURITY] CVE-2016-6800 Apache OFBiz blog stored XSS vulnerability

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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