Absolute Image Gallery XE gallery.asp shownew Variable XSS

2006-03-25T17:26:48
ID OSVDB:24214
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2006-03-25T17:26:48

Description

Vulnerability Description

Absolute Image Gallery XE contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the \'shownew\' variable upon submission to the gallery.asp script. 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

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

Absolute Image Gallery XE contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the \'shownew\' variable upon submission to the gallery.asp script. 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

/gallery.asp?action=viewimage&categoryid=8&text=&imageid=43&box=&shownew=[XSS]

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.xigla.com/absoluteig/index.htm Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2006/03/absolute-image-gallery-xe-20-xss-vuln.html ISS X-Force ID: 25466 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-1103 CVE-2006-1411 Bugtraq ID: 18712