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activeCollab "re_route" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability and Information Disclosure

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Release Date:  2009-05-19    Last Update:  2009-06-03    Views:  2,687

Secunia Advisory SA35079

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting, Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


r0t has reported a vulnerability and a weakness in activeCollab, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information and conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "re_route" parameter in /login is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user in an error message. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

This can also be exploited to disclose the full installation path of the application.

The vulnerability and the weakness are reported in version 2.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.1.6 or 2.1.1.

Provided and/or discovered by:
r0t

Original Advisory:
r0t:
http://pridels-team.blogspot.com/2009/05/activecollab-xss-and-full-path.html

activeCollab:
http://www.activecollab.com/news/activecollab-1-1-6-and-2-1-1-available-for-download/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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