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|2014 Q1 87%||2013 Q2 92%|
|2013 Q4 67%||2013 Q1 100%|
|2013 Q3 77%||2012 Q4 68%|
Vendor Average Time to Patch
|2014 Q1 5 days||2013 Q2 30 days|
|2013 Q4 8 days||2013 Q1 13 days|
|2013 Q3 13 days||2012 Q4 26 days|
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Multiple XSS in KnowledgeTree Community Edition
|Product:||KnowledgeTree Commercial and Community Editions|
|Vulnerable Versions:||188.8.131.52 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||December 21, 2011 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||December 21, 2011|
|Vendor Fix:||December 23, 2011|
|Public Disclosure:||January 11, 2012|
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)|
|Solution Status:||Fixed by Vendor|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in KnowledgeTree Community Edition, which can be exploited to perform cross-site scripting attacks.
Input appended to the URL after multiple files is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user.
The following PoC code is available:
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities requires that Apache's directive "AcceptPathInfo" is set to "on" or "default" (default value is "default").
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| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23065 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23065 - Multiple XSS in KnowledgeTree Community Edition|
 KnowledgeTree Community Edition - knowledgetree.org - KnowledgeTree Community Edition is an open source edition of the KnowledgeTree document management application licensed under the GNU GPL version 3.
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