Cross-site scripting in Apache Airflow



Published: 2020-12-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-17515
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apache Airflow
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-17515

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Note, this vulnerability exists due to incomplete fix for previous issue #VU46772.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Airflow: 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.5.0, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.6.0, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.7.0, 1.7.1, 1.7.1.1, 1.7.1.2, 1.7.1.3, 1.8.0, 1.8.1, 1.8.2, 1.9.0, 1.10.0, 1.10.1, 1.10.2, 1.10.3, 1.10.4, 1.10.5, 1.10.6, 1.10.7, 1.10.8, 1.10.9, 1.10.10, 1.10.11, 1.10.12, 1.10.13

CPE External links

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r4656959c8ed06c1f6202d89aa4e67b35ad7bdba5a666caff3fea888e%40%3Cusers.airflow.apache.org%3E

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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