Eclipse <= 3.6.1 Help Server help/advanced/content.jsp URI XSS

2010-11-16T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:34999
Type exploitdb
Reporter Aung Khant
Modified 2010-11-16T00:00:00

Description

Eclipse 3.6.1 Help Server help/advanced/content.jsp URI XSS. CVE-2010-4647. Remote exploit for linux platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44883/info
 
Eclipse IDE Help component is prone to multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.
 
An attacker may leverage these issues to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may let the attacker steal cookie-based authentication credentials and launch other attacks.
 
http://localhost:[REPLACE]/help/advanced/content.jsp?'onload='alert(0)