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CVE-2016-7981 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in valider_xml.php in SPIP 3.1.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the var_url parameter in a valider_xml action.

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://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/05/17 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/06/6 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/12/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93451 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://core.spip.net/projects/spip/repository/revisions/23200 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://core.spip.net/projects/spip/repository/revisions/23201 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://core.spip.net/projects/spip/repository/revisions/23202 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory

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:spip:spip:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.1.2


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7981
NVD Published Date:
01/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/23/2017