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CVE-2017-12098 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in the add filter functionality of the rails_admin rails gem version 1.2.0. A specially crafted URL can cause an XSS flaw resulting in an attacker being able to execute arbitrary javascript on the victim's browser. An attacker can phish an authenticated user to trigger this vulnerability.

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 (V3.0 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.securityfocus.com/bid/102486 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0450 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rails_admin_project:rails_admin:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:ruby:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12098
NVD Published Date:
01/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/02/2018