Liferay Portal User Profile Greeting stored XSS

2008-01-31T00:00:00
ID VU:732449
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2008-01-31T19:51:00

Description

Overview

Liferay Portal fails to properly validate the User Profile "Greeting" value, which can allow script to execute when a user logs into the portal.

Description

Liferay Portal is an enterprise portal solution that uses Java technologies. The User Profile "Greeting" value of Liferay Portal fails to properly sanitize input.


Impact

An authenticated user may be able to inject script into the "Greeting" for the portal.


Solution

Apply an update

This issue is addressed in Liferay versions 4.4.0 and 4.3.7, as specified in Liferay support document LEP-4738.


Vendor Information

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Updated: January 31, 2008

Status

__ Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

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

Addendum

This issue is addressed in Liferay versions 4.4.0 and 4.3.7, as specified in Liferay support document LEP-4738.

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CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
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Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | | N/A

References

  • <http://www.liferay.com/web/guest/products/portal>
  • <http://support.liferay.com/browse/LEP-4738>

Credit

Thanks to Tomasz Kuczynski for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2008-0180
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Severity Metric:** | 0.11
Date Public:
| 2008-01-10
Date First Published: | 2008-01-31
Date Last Updated: | 2008-01-31 19:51 UTC
Document Revision: | 1