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CVE-2017-16015 Detail

Current Description

Forms is a library for easily creating HTML forms. Versions before 1.3.0 did not have proper html escaping. This means that if the application did not sanitize html on behalf of forms, use of forms may be vulnerable to cross site scripting

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/04/2018
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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
https://github.com/caolan/forms/commit/bc01e534a0ff863dedb2026a50bd03153bbc6a5d Patch
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/158 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16015
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2018