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NOTICE UPDATE

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CVE-2023-48705 Detail

Description

Nautobot is a Network Source of Truth and Network Automation Platform built as a web application All users of Nautobot versions earlier than 1.6.6 or 2.0.5 are potentially affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability. Due to incorrect usage of Django's `mark_safe()` API when rendering certain types of user-authored content; including custom links, job buttons, and computed fields; it is possible that users with permission to create or edit these types of content could craft a malicious payload (such as JavaScript code) that would be executed when rendering pages containing this content. The maintainers have fixed the incorrect uses of `mark_safe()` (generally by replacing them with appropriate use of `format_html()` instead) to prevent such malicious data from being executed. Users on Nautobot 1.6.x LTM should upgrade to v1.6.6 and users on Nautobot 2.0.x should upgrade to v2.0.5. Appropriate object permissions can and should be applied to restrict which users are permitted to create or edit the aforementioned types of user-authored content. Other than that, there is no direct workaround available.


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

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  7.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/3.2/ref/utils/#django.utils.html.format_html Technical Description 
https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/3.2/ref/utils/#django.utils.safestring.mark_safe Technical Description 
https://github.com/nautobot/nautobot/commit/362850f5a94689a4c75e3188bf6de826c3b012b2 Patch 
https://github.com/nautobot/nautobot/commit/54abe23331b6c3d0d82bf1b028c679b1d200920d Patch 
https://github.com/nautobot/nautobot/pull/4832 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://github.com/nautobot/nautobot/pull/4833 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://github.com/nautobot/nautobot/security/advisories/GHSA-cf9f-wmhp-v4pr Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-48705
NVD Published Date:
11/22/2023
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.