ahorner text-helpers up to 1.0.x translation.rb link reverse tabnabbing

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A vulnerability was found in ahorner text-helpers up to 1.0.x. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the file lib/text_helpers/translation.rb. The manipulation of the argument link with an unknown input leads to a reverse tabnabbing vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-1022. The web application produces links to untrusted external sites outside of its sphere of control, but it does not properly prevent the external site from modifying security-critical properties of the window.opener object, such as the location property. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 12/22/2022 as 19. The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-36624. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 1.1.0 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at github.com. Applying the patch 184b60ded0e43c985788582aca2d1e746f9405a3 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.

Similar entries are available at VDB-193758, VDB-195923, VDB-202615 and VDB-205847.






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Class: Reverse tabnabbing
CWE: CWE-1022 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: text-helpers 1.1.0
Patch: 184b60ded0e43c985788582aca2d1e746f9405a3


12/22/2022 🔍
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Advisory: 19
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-36624 (🔍)
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Created: 12/22/2022 09:19 AM
Updated: 01/22/2023 10:56 AM
Changes: 12/22/2022 09:19 AM (44), 12/24/2022 02:53 PM (3), 01/22/2023 10:50 AM (2), 01/22/2023 10:56 AM (21)
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