Reviewboard Review Board up to 1.0.4 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Reviewboard Review Board up to 1.0.4 (Feedback Software). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown code block. 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. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the commenting system in Review Board before 1.5.7 and 1.6.x before 1.6.3 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving the (1) diff viewer or (2) screenshot component.

The weakness was published 11/23/2011 by Jan Lieskovsky (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2011-4312. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 56964 (Fedora 15 : ReviewBoard-1.5.7-1.fc15 (2011-15933)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 1.0.5 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (71341), Vulnerability Center (SBV-33981) and Tenable (56964).






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 56964
Nessus Name: Fedora 15 : ReviewBoard-1.5.7-1.fc15 (2011-15933)
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OpenVAS ID: 863650
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for ReviewBoard FEDORA-2011-15933
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Review Board 1.0.5


11/04/2011 🔍
11/15/2011 +11 days 🔍
11/23/2011 +8 days 🔍
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11/23/2011 +0 days 🔍
11/29/2011 +6 days 🔍
12/06/2011 +7 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +1203 days 🔍
11/26/2021 +2440 days 🔍


Advisory: 7a0a9d94555502278534dedcf2d75e9fccce8c3d
Researcher: Jan Lieskovsky
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-4312 (🔍)
X-Force: 71341
Vulnerability Center: 33981 - Review Board \x3C 1.5.7 and 1.6- 1.6.2 Commenting System Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities, Medium
SecurityFocus: 50681 - ReviewBoard Commenting System Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 46840


Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/26/2021 05:12 PM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (60), 04/05/2017 03:02 PM (9), 11/26/2021 05:05 PM (7), 11/26/2021 05:12 PM (1)
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