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CVE-2019-16173 Detail

Current Description

LimeSurvey before v3.17.14 allows reflected XSS for escalating privileges from a low-privileged account to, for example, SuperAdmin. This occurs in application/core/Survey_Common_Action.php,

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.1 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 (V3.1 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
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154479/LimeSurvey-3.17.13-Cross-Site-Scripting.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Sep/22
https://github.com/LimeSurvey/LimeSurvey/commit/f1c1ad2d24eb262363511fcca2e96ce737064006 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/27
https://www.limesurvey.org/limesurvey-updates/2188-limesurvey-3-17-14-build-190902-released Release Notes 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:limesurvey:limesurvey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.17.4


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16173
NVD Published Date:
09/09/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/12/2019