Caret Editor up to 4.0.0-rc21 Markdown Document Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Caret Editor up to 4.0.0-rc21. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Markdown Document Handler. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A specially crafted Markdown document could cause the execution of malicious JavaScript code in Caret Editor before 4.0.0-rc22.

The weakness was published 01/26/2021 as 161072. The advisory is shared for download at packetstormsecurity.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-20269 since 08/13/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 4.0.0-rc22 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at github.com.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.7

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Unknown
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Caret Editor 4.0.0-rc22

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08/13/2020 CVE assigned
01/26/2021 +166 days Advisory disclosed
01/26/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
02/19/2021 +24 days VulDB last update

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Advisory: 161072
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2020-20269 (🔒)

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Created: 01/26/2021 10:05 PM
Updated: 02/19/2021 03:22 PM
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