MODX Revolution up to 2.2.7 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in MODX Revolution up to 2.2.7 (Content Management System). This vulnerability affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in manager/templates/default/header.tpl in ModX Evolution before 2.2.11 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the "a" parameter.

The weakness was shared 02/28/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2014-2080 since 02/19/2014. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful 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 2.2.8 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 65755) and Secunia (SA57038). The entry 52971 is related to this item.

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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
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Revolution 2.2.8

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11/23/2013 🔍
02/19/2014 +88 days 🔍
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03/24/2015 +389 days 🔍
04/18/2018 +1121 days 🔍

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Vendor: https://modx.com/

Advisory: github.com
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CVE: CVE-2014-2080 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 65755 - MODx 'header.tpl' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 57038

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 04/18/2018 01:45 PM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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