PublicCMS 4.0 attached cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in PublicCMS 4.0 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code. The manipulation of the argument attached with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

An issue was discovered in PublicCMS V4.0. It allows XSS by modifying the page_list "attached" attribute (which typically has 'class="icon-globe icon-large"' in its value), as demonstrated by an 'UPDATE sys_module SET attached = "[XSS]" WHERE id="page_list"' statement.

The bug was discovered 11/01/2018. The weakness was published 11/04/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-18927 since 11/04/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is needed 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 3 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.

Similar entries are available at VDB-271381, VDB-271384, VDB-271385 and VDB-271386.




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

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Remote: Yes

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11/01/2018 🔍
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Advisory: 22
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CVE: CVE-2018-18927 (🔍)
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Created: 11/04/2018 02:39 PM
Updated: 06/04/2023 02:32 PM
Changes: 11/04/2018 02:39 PM (55), 04/10/2020 07:58 AM (1), 06/04/2023 02:32 PM (3)
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