YUI library Flash component cross-site scripting
|yui-flash-component-xss (80118)||Medium Risk|
The YUI library is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Flash component infrastructure. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using attack vectors related to charts.swf to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Refer to YUI library for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- YUI Blog, October 30th, 2012: Security Announcement: SWF Vulnerability in YUI 2.
- CVE-2012-5881: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Flash component infrastructure in YUI 2.4.0 through 2.9.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to charts.swf, a similar issue to CVE-2010-4207.
- Yahoo Yui 2.4.0
- Yahoo Yui 2.4.1
- Yahoo Yui 2.5.0
- Yahoo Yui 2.5.1
- Yahoo Yui 2.5.2
- Yahoo Yui 2.6.0
- Yahoo Yui 2.7.0
- Yahoo Yui 2.8.0
- Yahoo Yui 2.8.1 Pr1
- Yahoo Yui 2.8.1
- Yahoo Yui 2.8.2
- Yahoo Yui 2.9.0 Pr2
- Yahoo Yui 2.9.0 Pr4
- Yahoo Yui 2.9.0
Oct 30, 2012
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.
For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this
* According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall IBM be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.