AWStats up to 7.8 Hostinfo Plugin Net::XWhois cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in AWStats up to 7.8 (Log Management Software). Affected is the function Net::XWhois of the component Hostinfo Plugin. 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. CVE summarizes:

AWStats 7.x through 7.8 allows XSS in the hostinfo plugin due to printing a response from Net::XWhois without proper checks.

The weakness was presented 12/04/2022. The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2022-46391 since 12/04/2022. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.7

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 6.1
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Patch
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Patch: github.com

Timelineinfo

12/04/2022 Advisory disclosed
12/04/2022 +0 days CVE reserved
12/04/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
12/26/2022 +22 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: DLA 3225-1
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-46391 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 12/04/2022 08:28 AM
Updated: 12/26/2022 09:10 AM
Changes: 12/04/2022 08:28 AM (41), 12/26/2022 09:05 AM (1), 12/26/2022 09:10 AM (11)
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