Layton Helpbox 4.4.0 Cross Site Scripting

Type packetstorm
Reporter Joseph Sheridan
Modified 2012-10-26T00:00:00


                                            `Layton Helpbox 4.4.0 Reflected Cross-Site Scripting by Joseph Sheridan  
Layton Technologies Helpbox product version 4.4.0 is vulnerable to a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability.  
CVE number: CVE-2012-4972  
Impact: Medium  
Vendor homepage:  
Vendor notified: 10/09/2012  
Vendor response: This product has been replaced by 'ServiceDesk' but fixes may be available with valid support contracts.  
Credit: Joseph Sheridan of ReactionIS  
Affected Products  
Helpbox 4.4.0  
The following pages and parameters were found to be vulnerable:  
deletesolution.asp (sys_solution_id GET param)  
An attacker may be able to steal session cookies, attempt to install software or redirect victims to malicious sites.  
Layton advise upgrading to their newer 'ServiceDesk' product. However, if you have an active support contract, Layton may be able to provide fixes for you.  
About ReactionIS  
Reaction Information Security is a leading independent pen test consultancy specialising in delivering the highest quality security testing services including network pen testing and web application security testing. As a CESG CHECK Service Provider we are authorised to carry out penetration testing on classified government networks.