XSS Hunter Express Path improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in XSS Hunter Express (affected version unknown). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Path Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-287. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

XSS Hunter Express before 2021-09-17 does not properly enforce authentication requirements for paths.

The weakness was shared 09/17/2021 as 56bb44ed9024849f64173f71583ecb7d873baba0. The advisory is shared at github.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-41317 since 09/17/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Applying the patch 56bb44ed9024849f64173f71583ecb7d873baba0 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: 56bb44ed9024849f64173f71583ecb7d873baba0


09/17/2021 Advisory disclosed
09/17/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
09/17/2021 +0 days CVE assigned
09/17/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
09/22/2021 +5 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 56bb44ed9024849f64173f71583ecb7d873baba0
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-41317 (🔒)


Created: 09/17/2021 09:34 PM
Updated: 09/22/2021 02:48 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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