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Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:03:47 +0300
From: Robert Munteanu <>
Subject: CVE-2017-9802: Apache Sling XSS vulnerability

CVE-2017-9802: Apache Sling XSS vulnerability

Severity: Important

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
Apache Sling Servlets Post 2.3.20

The Javascript method Sling.evalString() uses the javascript `eval`
function to parse input strings, which allows for XSS attacks by
passing specially crafted input strings.

Users should upgrade to version 2.3.22 or later of the Sling Servlets
Post bundle.

Credit: This issue was discovered and reported by Dmitriev V.
Daniil Dmitriev V. Daniil <>.



Robert Munteanu
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