Plone 2.5-5.1rc1 Author Page home_page cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Plone 2.5-5.1rc1 (Content Management System). This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Author Page. The manipulation of the argument home_page with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. CVE summarizes:

A member of the Plone 2.5-5.1rc1 site could set javascript in the home_page property of his profile, and have this executed when a visitor click the home page link on the author page.

The bug was discovered 11/28/2017. The weakness was released 01/03/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at plone.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-1000482 since 01/03/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single 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 36 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 111288, 111287 and 111285.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.4
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Advisory: plone.org
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CVE: CVE-2017-1000482 (🔍)
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Created: 01/04/2018 07:33 AM
Updated: 12/19/2019 11:36 AM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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