2021-33337 | Liferay Portal/DXP Document Library Module cross site scripting
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A vulnerability was found in Liferay Portal and DXP (affected version unknown). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component Document Library Module. The manipulation of the argument
_com_liferay_document_library_web_portlet_DLAdminPortlet_name 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:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Document Library module’s add document menu in Liferay Portal 7.3.0 through 7.3.4, and Liferay DXP 7.1 before fix pack 20, and 7.2 before fix pack 9, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the _com_liferay_document_library_web_portlet_DLAdminPortlet_name parameter.
The weakness was presented 08/05/2021. The advisory is shared at issues.liferay.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-33337 since 05/20/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is required for exploitation. 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 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4
Status: Not defined
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Created: 08/05/2021 08:24
Updated: 08/08/2021 15:33
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary advisory_confirm_url
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