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XWiki Watch Cross-Site Scripting and Script Insertion Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-11-02    Last Update:  2011-01-07    Views:  1,863

Secunia Advisory SA42090

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


icetek has discovered some vulnerabilities in XWiki Watch, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting and script insertion attacks.

1) Input passed via the "rev" parameter to e.g. xwiki/bin/viewrev/Main/WebHome or xwiki/bin/view/Blog 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.

2) Input passed via the "register_first_name" and "register_last_name" parameters to xwiki/bin/register/XWiki/Register is not properly sanitised before being displayed to the user. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is being viewed.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Filter malicious characters or character sequences via a proxy.

Provided and/or discovered by:
icetek

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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