Vulnerability CVE-2017-16876


Published: 2017-12-29

Description:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the _keyify function in mistune.py in Mistune before 0.8.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by leveraging failure to escape the "key" argument.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version: 26;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1524596
https://github.com/lepture/mistune/blob/master/CHANGES.rst
https://github.com/lepture/mistune/commit/5f06d724bc05580e7f203db2d4a4905fc1127f98
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/NUR3GMHQBMA3UC4PFMCK6GCLOQC4LQQC/

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