vis-timeline up to 7.4.3 Timeline Element cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in vis-timeline up to 7.4.3. Affected is an unknown functionality of the component Timeline Element Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. This is going to have an impact on 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:

This affects the package vis-timeline before 7.4.4. An attacker with the ability to control the items of a Timeline element can inject additional script code into the generated application.

The weakness was shared 01/23/2021 as SNYK-JS-VISTIMELINE-1063500. The advisory is shared for download at snyk.io. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-28487 since 11/12/2020. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

Upgrading to version 7.4.4 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: vis-timeline 7.4.4
Patch: github.com

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11/12/2020 CVE assigned
01/23/2021 +72 days Advisory disclosed
01/23/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
02/19/2021 +27 days VulDB last update

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Advisory: SNYK-JS-VISTIMELINE-1063500
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2020-28487 (🔒)

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Created: 01/23/2021 10:04 AM
Updated: 02/19/2021 01:17 PM
Changes: (8) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_cve_cna vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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