Jquery UI 1.13.1 in use which is vulnerable to CVE-2022-31160 in limesurvey/limesurvey


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Feb 20th 2023


Jquery UI 1.13.1 in use which is vulnerable to CVE-2022-31160

Proof of Concept

  1. Go to https://demo.limesurvey.org/tmp/assets/15bf41ab/jquery-ui.min.js and note that jquery-ui 1.13.1 is in use.
  2. Check https://github.com/LimeSurvey/LimeSurvey/blob/master/vendor/jquery-ui/jquery-ui.min.js and note that jquery-ui 1.13.1 is in use.
  3. Go to https://security.snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-JQUERYUI-2946728 and note 1.13.1 is vulnerable to CVE-2022-31160.


This vulnerability is capable of invoking XSS upon executing the poc


1.13.1 version

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Joshua Chan modified the report
a month ago
Carsten Schmitz validated this vulnerability a month ago
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Carsten Schmitz marked this as fixed in 5.6.8 with commit 47c5aa a month ago
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This vulnerability will not receive a CVE
This vulnerability is scheduled to go public on Feb 27th 2023
jquery-ui.min.js#L1 has been validated
Carsten Schmitz gave praise a month ago
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Joshua Chan
a month ago


Hi Carsten,

Just to check the vulnerable library must exist in both the demo site and github repo as well? If either one is not a vulnerability?

Regards Joshua

Carsten Schmitz
a month ago


The demo is always updated automatically after release.

Carsten Schmitz published this vulnerability 24 days ago
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