Liferay Portal Admin portlet fails to properly validate input to the shutdown message, which can allow a remote, authenticated attacker to inject script into the message displayed to all users when the server is being shut down.
Liferay Portal is an enterprise portal solution that uses Java technologies. The Liferay Portal Admin portlet fails to properly sanitize input to the shutdown message.
A remote, authenticated attacker may be able to inject script into the message that is displayed to all users when the server is being shut down.
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This issue is addressed in Liferay version 4.4.0, as specified in Liferay support document LEP-4739.
Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
Liferay, Inc.| | -| 31 Jan 2008
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Group | Score | Vector
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | N/A | N/A
Thanks to Tomasz Kuczynski for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.