DataWatch Monarch Business Intelligence (BI) 5.1 Blind XPath Injection

Type packetstorm
Reporter Dionach
Modified 2012-07-31T00:00:00


                                            `DataWatch Monarch BI v5.1 admin section blind XPath injection   
Class: Input Validation Error  
Remote: Yes  
Local: No  
Published: 26/06/2012  
Credit: Raymond Rizk of Dionach Limited (  
Vulnerable: DataWatch Monarch BI v5.1  
DataWatch's Monarch BI admin section is prone to a blind XPath injection vulnerability because it fails to sproperly sanitize user-supplied input before using it in an XPath query.   
An attacker may leverage this issue to access or modify data in an XML document.  
DataWatch Monarch BI v5.1 is known to be vulnerable. Other versions may also be vulnerable.  
Attackers can use a browser to exploit this issue. This can be seen in the following example;sort;summary;&searchtype=document'&doclist.jsp   
Vendor informed and a patch was released on 12/07/2012. Vendor recommends installing the latest security updates.