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CVE-2017-9070 Detail

Current Description

In MODX Revolution before 2.5.7, a user with resource edit permissions can inject an XSS payload into the title of any post via the pagetitle parameter to connectors/index.php.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.3


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
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://citadelo.com/en/2017/04/modx-revolution-cms/ Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/modxcms/revolution/pull/13415 Patch Vendor 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:modx:modx_revolution:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.5.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9070
NVD Published Date:
05/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/30/2017