Liferay Portal Admin portlet Shutdown message XSS

2008-01-31T00:00:00
ID VU:217825
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2008-01-31T20:05:00

Description

Overview

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.

Description

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.


Impact

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.


Solution

Apply an update

This issue is addressed in Liferay version 4.4.0, as specified in Liferay support document LEP-4739.


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Updated: January 31, 2008

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

This issue is addressed in Liferay version 4.4.0, as specified in Liferay support document LEP-4739.

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References

  • <http://www.liferay.com/web/guest/products/portal>
  • <http://support.liferay.com/browse/LEP-4739>

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Tomasz Kuczynski for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2008-0181
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Severity Metric: | 0.38
Date Public: | 2008-01-10
Date First Published: | 2008-01-31
Date Last Updated: | 2008-01-31 20:05 UTC
Document Revision: | 1