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CVE-2021-41165

Published: 17 November 2021

CKEditor4 is an open source WYSIWYG HTML editor. In affected version a vulnerability has been discovered in the core HTML processing module and may affect all plugins used by CKEditor 4. The vulnerability allowed to inject malformed comments HTML bypassing content sanitization, which could result in executing JavaScript code. It affects all users using the CKEditor 4 at version < 4.17.0. The problem has been recognized and patched. The fix will be available in version 4.17.0.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
embedded copies of ckeditor are in ldap-account-manager,
rt4, and rt5
litios
No specific patch was found
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.4

Status

Package Release Status
ckeditor
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.17.0)
xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)
ckeditor3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)
ldap-account-manager
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)
request-tracker4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)