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CVE-2015-2241 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the contents function in admin/helpers.py in Django before 1.7.6 and 1.8 before 1.8b2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a model attribute in ModelAdmin.readonly_fields, as demonstrated by a @property.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/12/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2241
Original release date:
03/12/2015
Last revised:
12/02/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:109 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:109
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73095 External Source BID 73095
https://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/24461 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/24461
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/mar/09/security-releases/ Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/mar/09/security-releases/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

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