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CVE-2022-29168 Detail

Description

Wire is a secure messaging application. Wire is vulnerable to arbitrary HTML and Javascript execution via insufficient escaping when rendering `@mentions` in the wire-webapp. If a user receives and views a malicious message, arbitrary code is injected and executed in the context of the victim allowing the attacker to fully control the user account. Wire-desktop clients that are connected to a vulnerable wire-webapp version are also vulnerable to this attack. The issue has been fixed in wire-webapp 2022-05-04-production.0 and is already deployed on all Wire managed services. On-premise instances of wire-webapp need to be updated to docker tag 2022-05-04-production.0-v0.29.7-0-a6f2ded or wire-server 2022-05-04 (chart/4.11.0) or later. No known workarounds exist.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/wireapp/wire-webapp/security/advisories/GHSA-jgv3-4j56-fvh6 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   Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  
CWE-80 Improper Neutralization of Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page (Basic XSS) Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-29168
NVD Published Date:
06/25/2022
NVD Last Modified:
07/11/2022
Source:
GitHub, Inc.