CVE-2018-1000874: Holy cow, another xss vulnerability

Security researchers have identified a new vulnerability, and in this post, we take a closer look at CVE-2018-1000874. Once a CVE is published, this means that security researchers have identified CVE-2018-1000874 as important. You can use the vulnerability details to your own advantage. For example, you can use the information to patch and secure your environment.

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About CVE-2018-1000874

PHP cebe markdown parser version 1.2.0 and earlier contains a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in all distributed parsers allowing a malicious crafted script to be executed that can result in the lose of user data and sensitive user information. This attack can be exploited by crafting a three backtick wrapped payload with a character in front: L: ““`<script>alert();</script>“`”

Additional References

  • https://github.com/cebe/markdown/issues/166