Apache Roller 'q' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

2009-08-12T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:800678
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2016-12-28T00:00:00

Description

This host is running Apache Roller and is prone to Cross Site Scripting vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_apache_roller_xss_vuln_aug09.nasl 4865 2016-12-28 16:16:43Z teissa $
#
# Apache Roller 'q' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Antu Sanadi <santu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# 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.
################################################################################

tag_solution = "Upgrade to Apache Roller Version 4.0.1 or later or
  apply the patch.
  http://roller.apache.org/download.cgi
  http://issues.apache.org/roller/browse/ROL-1766

  *****
  NOTE: Please ignore this warning if the patch is applied.
  *****";

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary
  HTML codes in the context of the affected web application.
  Impact Level: Application";
tag_affected = "Apache Roller Version 2.x, 3.x and 4.0";
tag_insight = "The issue is due to input validation error in 'q' parameter when performing
  a search. It is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user.";
tag_summary = "This host is running Apache Roller and is prone to Cross Site Scripting
  vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(800678);
  script_version("$Revision: 4865 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2016-12-28 17:16:43 +0100 (Wed, 28 Dec 2016) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-08-12 19:54:51 +0200 (Wed, 12 Aug 2009)");
  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_bugtraq_id(33110);
  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-6879");
  script_name("Apache Roller 'q' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability");

  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://secunia.com/advisories/31523");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("gb_apache_roller_detect.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 8080);
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  exit(0);
}


include("http_func.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

rollerPort = get_http_port(default:8080);
if(!rollerPort){
  rollerPort = 8080;
}

rollerVer = get_kb_item("www/" + rollerPort + "/ApacheRoller");
if(!rollerVer){
  exit(0);
}

if(version_in_range(version:rollerVer, test_version:"2.0", test_version2:"2.3") ||
   version_in_range(version:rollerVer, test_version:"3.0", test_version2:"3.1") ||
   version_is_equal(version:rollerVer, test_version:"4.0")){
   security_message(rollerPort);
}