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CVE-2022-24728

Published: 16 March 2022

CKEditor4 is an open source what-you-see-is-what-you-get HTML editor. A vulnerability has been discovered in the core HTML processing module and may affect all plugins used by CKEditor 4 prior to version 4.18.0. The vulnerability allows someone to inject malformed HTML bypassing content sanitization, which could result in executing JavaScript code. This problem has been patched in version 4.18.0. There are currently no known workarounds.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
embedded copies of ckeditor are in ldap-account-manager,
rt4, and rt5

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.4

Score breakdown

Status

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

focal Needs triage

impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

ckeditor3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

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

focal Needs triage

impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

request-tracker4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.4
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact Low
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N