VDB-107286 · CVE-2017-14920 · OpenVAS 103419

EGroupware Community Edition up to 16.1 HTTP Header User-Agent Stored cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in EGroupware Community Edition up to 16.1 (Groupware Software). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown code of the component HTTP Header Handler. The manipulation of the argument User-Agent with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Stored). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The product 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:

Stored XSS vulnerability in eGroupware Community Edition before 16.1.20170922 allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to inject JavaScript via the User-Agent HTTP header, which is mishandled during rendering by the application administrator.

The bug was discovered 09/28/2017. The weakness was released 09/30/2017 (Website). The advisory is available at openwall.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-14920 since 09/29/2017. 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. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 16.1.20170922 eliminates this vulnerability.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
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Name: Stored
Class: Cross site scripting / Stored
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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OpenVAS ID: 103419
OpenVAS Name: EGroupware Community Edition Stored XSS Vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Community Edition 16.1.20170922
Patch: github.com


09/28/2017 🔍
09/29/2017 +1 days 🔍
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12/30/2022 +1917 days 🔍


Advisory: 0ececf8c78f1c3f9ba15465f53a682dd7d89529f
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-14920 (🔍)


Created: 09/30/2017 11:32 AM
Updated: 12/30/2022 11:37 AM
Changes: 09/30/2017 11:32 AM (65), 11/20/2019 05:05 PM (1), 12/30/2022 11:37 AM (5)
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