b2evolution prior 5.2.0 fm_filter cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in b2evolution (Content Management System) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument fm_filter 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 the filemanager in b2evolution before 5.2.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the fm_filter parameter to blogs/admin.php.

The weakness was shared 01/16/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at b2evolution.net. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-9599 since 01/16/2015. 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 are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 5.2.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (99891) and SecurityFocus (BID 72052†). The entries VDB-95794, VDB-97955, VDB-111237 and VDB-135443 are related to this item.






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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: b2evolution 5.2.0


01/13/2015 🔍
01/16/2015 +3 days 🔍
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03/27/2015 +70 days 🔍
04/11/2022 +2572 days 🔍


Advisory: 129940
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CVE: CVE-2014-9599 (🔍)
X-Force: 99891
SecurityFocus: 72052 - b2evolution 'admin.php' Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Created: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 04/11/2022 10:23 AM
Changes: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM (47), 04/08/2018 11:43 AM (6), 04/11/2022 10:23 AM (3)
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