Telaxus epesi up to 1.8.2 check_for_new_version.php cid cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Telaxus epesi up to 1.8.2. Affected is some unknown processing of the file modules/Base/Box/check_for_new_version.php. The manipulation of the argument cid with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in modules/Base/Box/check_for_new_version.php in EPESI in Telaxus/EPESI 1.8.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted URI that lacks the cid parameter.

The bug was discovered 05/02/2017. The weakness was presented 05/04/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-8763 since 05/03/2017. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:modules/Base/Box/check_for_new_version.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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05/02/2017 🔍
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05/04/2017 +1 days 🔍
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05/04/2017 +0 days 🔍
12/06/2022 +2042 days 🔍


Advisory: 182
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-8763 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-8763 - Telaxius - Epesi - Medium


Created: 05/04/2017 11:31 AM
Updated: 12/06/2022 07:33 AM
Changes: 05/04/2017 11:31 AM (60), 09/23/2020 09:00 PM (2), 12/06/2022 07:33 AM (3)
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