DescriptionThe jQuery framework exchanges data using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) without an associated protection scheme, which allows remote attackers to obtain the data via a web page that retrieves the data through a URL in the SRC attribute of a SCRIPT element and captures the data using other JavaScript code, aka "JavaScript Hijacking."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jquery (PTS)jessie1.7.2+dfsg-3.2vulnerable
jessie (security)1.7.2+dfsg-3.2+deb8u7vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster3.3.1~dfsg-3vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


the paper in this reference is a guideline on how to avoid writing unsafe jquery applications. there really isn't anything to fix in the library itself.

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