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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   ASP.NET Vendors:   Microsoft
ASP.NET Kestrel Web Application HTML Injection Flaw Lets Remote Users Reset the Target User's Password
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040525
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0787   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 14 2018
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0, 1.1, 2.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ASP.NET. A remote user can inject HTML to reset the target user's password.

Kestrel web applications do not properly validate web input. A remote user can supply a specially crafted request to inject HTML and cause a 'password reset' email to be sent to the target user. The password reset may be triggered when the target user opens the email.

Mikhail Shcherbakov reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can inject HTML code to reset the target user's password.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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