Roundup up to 1.4.19 otk cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Roundup. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument otk with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Roundup before 1.4.20 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the otk parameter.

The weakness was disclosed 04/10/2014 by Jesse Ruderman as Bug 722672 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2012-6132 since 12/06/2012. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85586 (Debian DLA-298-1 : roundup security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 1.4.20 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (84191) and Tenable (85586).




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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 85586
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-298-1 : roundup security update
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Roundup 1.4.20


05/15/2012 🔍
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12/06/2012 +205 days 🔍
04/10/2014 +490 days 🔍
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02/08/2022 +2316 days 🔍


Advisory: Bug 722672
Researcher: Jesse Ruderman
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2012-6132 (🔍)
X-Force: 84191
Vulnerability Center: 53279 - Roundup before 1.4.20 Remote XSS Vulnerability via the otk Parameter - CVE-2012-6132, Medium
SecurityFocus: 56480 - Roundup Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities


Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 02/08/2022 07:17 AM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (51), 02/03/2018 10:49 AM (15), 02/08/2022 07:17 AM (3)
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