Synology Note Station up to 2.5.1 SYNO.NoteStation.Note commit_msg cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Synology Note Station up to 2.5.1. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component SYNO.NoteStation.Note. The manipulation of the argument commit_msg as part of a Parameter leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is integrity. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SYNO.NoteStation.Note in Synology Note Station before 2.5.1-0844 allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the commit_msg parameter.

The bug was discovered 01/23/2018. The weakness was released 05/09/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-8912 since 03/22/2018. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. 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 106 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.5.1-0844 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at VDB-117565.






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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: Note Station 2.5.1-0844


01/23/2018 🔍
03/22/2018 +58 days 🔍
05/09/2018 +47 days 🔍
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03/11/2023 +1766 days 🔍



Advisory: SA_18_03
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CVE: CVE-2018-8912 (🔍)
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Created: 05/10/2018 10:04 AM
Updated: 03/11/2023 02:13 PM
Changes: 05/10/2018 10:04 AM (61), 02/04/2020 08:38 AM (2), 03/11/2023 02:13 PM (4)
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