BEdita up to 3.6.x pages/showObjects cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in BEdita up to 3.6.x. This affects an unknown part of the file pages/showObjects. The manipulation 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. The summary by CVE is:

An issue was discovered in BEdita before 3.7.0. A cross-site scripting (XSS) attack occurs via a crafted pages/showObjects URI, as demonstrated by appending a payload to a pages/showObjects/2/0/0/leafs URI.

The bug was discovered 12/12/2015. The weakness was presented 07/05/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-9260 since 07/04/2018. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 935 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 3.7.0 eliminates this vulnerability.



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
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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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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: BEdita 3.7.0


12/12/2015 🔍
07/04/2018 +934 days 🔍
07/04/2018 +0 days 🔍
07/05/2018 +1 days 🔍
07/05/2018 +0 days 🔍
04/03/2023 +1733 days 🔍


Advisory: 755
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2015-9260 (🔍)


Created: 07/05/2018 12:32 PM
Updated: 04/03/2023 01:54 PM
Changes: 07/05/2018 12:32 PM (57), 02/25/2020 10:18 AM (1), 04/03/2023 01:54 PM (5)
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