CVE-2020-12438 Detail

Current Description

An XSS vulnerability exists in the banners.php page of PHP-Fusion 9.03.50. This can be exploited because the only security measure used against XSS is the stripping of SCRIPT tags. A malicious actor can use HTML event handlers to run JavaScript instead of using SCRIPT tags.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/php-fusion/PHP-Fusion/commit/c36006f900d855f1173f81cea1a774295049f4d8 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/php-fusion/PHP-Fusion/issues/2307 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-12438
NVD Published Date:
04/28/2020
NVD Last Modified:
05/05/2020
Source:
MITRE