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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-6037

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Mahara 1.4.x before 1.4.5 and 1.5.x before 1.5.4, and other versions including 1.2, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a CSV header with "unknown fields," which are not properly handled in error messages in the (1) bulk user, (2) group, and (3) group member upload capabilities. NOTE: this issue was originally part of CVE-2012-2243, but that ID was SPLIT due to different issues by different researchers.
Publish Date : 2012-11-24 Last Update Date : 2013-02-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2591-1 mahara - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18586 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-6037

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mahara Mahara 1.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mahara Mahara 1.5 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mahara Mahara 1.5 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mahara Mahara 1.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mahara Mahara 1.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mahara Mahara 1.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mahara Mahara 1.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mahara Mahara 15

- References For CVE-2012-6037

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-6037

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