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Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output

CVE-2020-5304

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

The dashboard in WhiteSource Application Vulnerability Management (AVM) before version 20.4.1 allows Log Injection via a %0A%0D substring in the idp parameter to the /saml/login URI. This closes the current log and creates a new log with one line of data. The attacker can also insert malicious data and false entries.

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  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
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CWE-116 - Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output

The software prepares a structured message for communication with another component, but encoding or escaping of the data is either missing or done incorrectly. As a result, the intended structure of the message is not preserved.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published