2021-36803 | Akaunting Avatar Image cross site scripting
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A vulnerability was found in Akaunting up to 2.1.12. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Avatar Image Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is 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. CVE summarizes:
Akaunting version 2.1.12 and earlier suffers from a persistent (type II) cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in processing user-supplied avatar images. This issue was fixed in version 2.1.13 of the product.
The weakness was disclosed 08/05/2021. The advisory is shared for download at rapid7.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-36803 since 07/19/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.
Upgrading to version 2.1.13 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: Akaunting 2.1.13
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