ChitChat.NET name XSS

2003-08-14T08:54:42
ID OSVDB:2419
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-08-14T08:54:42

Description

Vulnerability Description

ChitChat.NET contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the "Name" variable upon submission to the application. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 2.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

ChitChat.NET contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the "Name" variable upon submission to the application. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

Manual Testing Notes

Put the following into "Name" text field <script>alert(OSVDB)</script>

References:

Vendor URL: http://clickcess.com/ Secunia Advisory ID:9529 Other Advisory URL: http://www.zone-h.org/en/advisories/read/id=2882/ Other Advisory URL: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-08/0131.html ISS X-Force ID: 12911 Bugtraq ID: 8417