Md-systems Simplenews up to 7.x-1.x cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Md-systems Simplenews up to 7.x-1.x. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is integrity. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the API in the Simplenews module 6.x-1.x before 6.x-1.5 and 7.x-1.x before 7.x-1.1 for Drupal allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via an email address.

The weakness was released 11/01/2013 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2013-4447 since 06/12/2013. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

Upgrading to version 6.x-1.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (88101).




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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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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Simplenews 6.x-1.0


06/12/2013 🔍
10/17/2013 +127 days 🔍
11/01/2013 +15 days 🔍
11/01/2013 +0 days 🔍
03/24/2015 +508 days 🔍
01/10/2022 +2484 days 🔍


Advisory: 123660
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2013-4447 (🔍)
X-Force: 88101
Secunia: 55209 - Drupal Simplenews Module Email Subscription API Script Insertion Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 98628


Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/10/2022 07:40 AM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (49), 03/02/2019 12:11 PM (5), 01/10/2022 07:40 AM (3)
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