Vulnerability CVE-2016-4807


Published: 2017-01-11

Description:
Web2py versions 2.14.5 and below was affected by Reflected XSS vulnerability, which allows an attacker to perform an XSS attack on logged in user (admin).

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Web2py 2.14.5 CSRF / XSS / Local File Inclusion
Narendra Bhati
17.05.2016

Vendor: Web2py
Product: Web2py 
Version: 2.14.5;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.5/10
2.9/10
6.8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None

 References:
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137070/Web2py-2.14.5-CSRF-XSS-Local-File-Inclusion.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39821/

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