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computer vulnerability CVE-2017-5934

MoinMoin: Cross Site Scripting via GUI editor

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via GUI editor of MoinMoin, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 12/10/2018.
Références of this threat: CVE-2017-5934, DLA-1546-1, DSA-4318-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3105-1, USN-3794-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27495.

Description of the vulnerability

The MoinMoin product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data via GUI editor before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting via GUI editor of MoinMoin, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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