w3c online-spellchecker-py up to 20140130 spellchecker cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in w3c online-spellchecker-py up to 20140130. It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file spellchecker. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product 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. Impacted is integrity.

The weakness was shared 01/31/2014 as d6c21fd8187c5db2a50425ff80694149e75d722e. The advisory is shared at github.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-125108. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

Applying the patch d6c21fd8187c5db2a50425ff80694149e75d722e 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. The advisory contains the following remark:

Defend against RCE and XSS; modernize.
RCE was theoretically possible depending on how strict cgi.parse_header() reads Content-Type. If it ever returned shell metacharacters, those would be passed directly to the shell.






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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Patch: d6c21fd8187c5db2a50425ff80694149e75d722e


01/31/2014 🔍
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01/18/2024 +27 days 🔍


Advisory: d6c21fd8187c5db2a50425ff80694149e75d722e
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-125108 (🔍)


Created: 12/22/2023 08:10 AM
Updated: 01/18/2024 08:56 AM
Changes: 12/22/2023 08:10 AM (43), 01/18/2024 08:53 AM (2), 01/18/2024 08:56 AM (28)
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