Multiple vulnerabilities in Open Journal Systems (OJS)
|Product:||Open Journal Systems (OJS)|
|Vendor:||Public Knowledge Project|
|Vulnerable Versions:||2.3.6 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||February 29, 2012 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||February 29, 2012|
|Vendor Fix:||March 16, 2012|
|Public Disclosure:||March 21, 2012|
|Latest Update:||March 19, 2012|
|Vulnerability Type:||Path Traversal [CWE-22]|
Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type [CWE-434]
Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
|CVSSv2 Base Scores:||10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
|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 Open Journal Systems which can be exploited to manipulate local files, upload arbitrary files and perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.
|Upgrade to OJS 2.3.7|
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| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23079 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23079 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Open Journal Systems (OJS).|
 Open Journal Systems - http://pkp.sfu.ca/?q=ojs - Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research.
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