JQuery 1.x < 1.12.0 / 2.x < 2.2.0 XSS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106657

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability.

Description

The version of JQuery library hosted on the remote web server is 1.x prior to 1.12.0 or 2.x prior to 2.2.0. It is, therefore, affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability when using location.host to select elements.

Solution

Upgrade to JQuery version 1.12.0 or later.

See Also

https://blog.jquery.com/2016/01/08/jquery-2-2-and-1-12-released/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106657

File Name: jquery_2_2_0.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Published: 2018/02/07

Updated: 2019/05/15

Dependencies: 106658

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Score based on analysis of the vendor advisory.

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, installed_sw/jquery

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/15