S9y Serendipity prior 2.0 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in S9y Serendipity (Content Management System). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. 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. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in templates/2k11/admin/overview.inc.tpl in Serendipity before 2.0-rc2 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a blog comment in the QUERY_STRING to serendipity/index.php.

The weakness was shared 12/31/2014 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-9432 since 12/31/2014. 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. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version 2.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 71830), X-Force (99464) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-48008).





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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
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: Serendipity 2.0


12/23/2014 🔍
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06/17/2017 +813 days 🔍


Advisory: github.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-9432 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 71830 - Serendipity HTML Injection Vulnerability
X-Force: 99464
Vulnerability Center: 48008 - s9y Serendipity before 2.0-rc2 XSS via the QUERY_STRING to Serendipity/index.php, Medium


Created: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 06/17/2017 07:50 AM
Changes: (4) advisory_confirm_url source_cve_assigned source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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