DokuWiki 2014-05-05c SWF Upload cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in DokuWiki 2014-05-05c (Content Management System) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component SWF Upload. 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.

The weakness was disclosed 12/15/2014 by Kacper Szurek as confirmed mailinglist post (oss-sec). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2014-9253 since 12/04/2014. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 82485 (Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dokuwiki (MDVSA-2015:185)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Mandriva Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 2014-09-29b eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 4 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (99291) and Tenable (82485). The entry 68163 is pretty similar.





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CPE 2.3info

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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: Highly functional

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Nessus ID: 82485
Nessus Name: Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dokuwiki (MDVSA-2015:185)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for dokuwiki FEDORA-2015-3211
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Upgrade: DokuWiki 2014-09-29b


12/04/2014 🔍
12/15/2014 +11 days 🔍
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Advisory: 778ddf6f2cd9ed38b9db2d73e823b8c21243a960
Researcher: Kacper Szurek
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-9253 (🔍)
X-Force: 99291 - DokuWiki conf/mime.conf cross-site scripting, Medium Risk
SecurityTracker: 1031369
SecurityFocus: 71671 - DokuWiki 'conf/mime.conf' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Created: 12/16/2014 01:54 PM
Updated: 03/01/2022 10:54 AM
Changes: 12/16/2014 01:54 PM (73), 03/08/2019 11:28 PM (5), 03/01/2022 10:54 AM (5)
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