HESK Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

2011-08-11T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:103198
Type openvas
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2017-08-25T00:00:00

Description

HESK is prone to multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities because it fails to sufficiently sanitize user-supplied data.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_hesk_49008.nasl 7006 2017-08-25 11:51:20Z teissa $
#
# HESK Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
#
# Authors:
# Michael Meyer <michael.meyer@greenbone.net>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_id(103198);
  script_version("$Revision: 7006 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-08-25 13:51:20 +0200 (Fri, 25 Aug 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-08-11 14:25:35 +0200 (Thu, 11 Aug 2011)");
  script_bugtraq_id(49008);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_name("HESK Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities");
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_copyright("This script is Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_dependencies("find_service.nasl", "http_version.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_exclude_keys("Settings/disable_cgi_scanning");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49008");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.hesk.com/");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/multiple_xss_in_hesk.html");

  tag_summary = "HESK is prone to multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities because
  it fails to sufficiently sanitize user-supplied data.";

  tag_impact = "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 allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication
  credentials and to launch other attacks.";

  tag_affected = "HESK 2.2 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.";

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:tag_summary);
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:tag_impact);
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:tag_affected);

  script_tag(name:"qod", value:"50"); # Prone to false positives

  exit(0);
}

include("http_func.inc");
include("http_keepalive.inc");
   
port = get_http_port( default:80 );
if( ! can_host_php( port:port ) ) exit( 0 );

foreach dir( make_list_unique( "/hesk", "/help", "/helpdesk", cgi_dirs( port:port ) ) ) {
   
  url = dir + "/language/en/text.php/<script>alert('openvas-xss-test');</script>";

  if( http_vuln_check( port:port, url:url, pattern:"<script>alert\('openvas-xss-test'\);</script>", check_header:TRUE ) ) {
    report = report_vuln_url( port:port, url:url );
    security_message( port:port, data:report );
    exit( 0 );
  }
}

exit( 99 );