RedTeam Pentesting has reported some vulnerabilities in activeWeb contentserver, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose potentially sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, or conduct SQL injection and script insertion attacks, and by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
1) A vulnerability in the way permissions are enforced in the management interface allows an editor to create and edit restricted documents.
2) Input passed to the "msg" parameter in rights.asp and transaction.asp is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
3) Input passed to the name of a new mimetype is not properly sanitised before being saved. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the "mimetype" is viewed.
4) Input passed to the "id" parameter in admin/picture/picture_real_edit.asp is not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
5) A vulnerability exists in the page editor that enables malicious users to bypass filtering and include HTML and script code in a certain page by manipulating POST requests.
Successful exploitation of vulnerabilities #1, #3, #4, and #5 requires "editor" privileges.
The vulnerabilities are reported in versions before 5.6.2964.
Solution: Update activeWeb contentserver to 5.6.2964.
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