Sony PSN Community Lithium Forums 2012 Q4 Script Insertion

2013-05-13T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:121610
Type packetstorm
Reporter Benjamin Kunz Mejri
Modified 2013-05-13T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Title:  
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Sony PSN Community - Mail Encoding Web Vulnerability  
  
  
Date:  
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2013-05-05  
  
  
References:  
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=748  
  
  
VL-ID:  
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747  
  
  
Common Vulnerability Scoring System:  
====================================  
3.1  
  
  
Introduction:  
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PlayStation Network, often abbreviated as PSN, is an online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service provided/run   
by Sony Computer Entertainment for use with the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation Vita video game consoles.   
The PlayStation Network is the video game portion of the Sony Entertainment Network.  
  
(Copy of the Homepage: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_Network)  
  
  
Abstract:  
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The Vulnerability Laboratory Research Team discovered a filter and encoding web vulnerability in Sony`s official PSN Community Website Application.  
  
  
Report-Timeline:  
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2012-11-01: Researcher Notification & Coordination  
2012-11-02: Vendor Notification  
2013-05-06: Public Disclosure  
  
  
Status:  
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Published  
  
  
Affected Products:  
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Sony  
Product: PSN Community - Lithium Forums 2012 Q4  
  
  
Exploitation-Technique:  
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Remote  
  
  
Severity:  
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Medium  
  
  
Details:  
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A persistent web vulnerability is detected in Sony`s official PSN Community Website Application.  
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to send own malicious persistent script code as notification   
message to hijack or phish psn application user accounts.  
  
The vulnerability in the psn community (forum) is located in the outgoing mail parse of the   
private message notification with the bound vulnerable username parameter. The script code will be   
executed when the attacker injects script code as username. In the application and software itself   
the web context is parsed but not in the outgoing notification mail of the community when a message   
has been send or arrives.  
  
Vulnerable Section(s):  
[+] PSN Community - Forums [Private Messages]  
  
Vulnerable Module(s):  
[+] Forums [Private Messages] - Notification Mail (Active Message Notification)  
  
Vulnerable Module(s):  
[+] Username  
  
  
Proof of Concept:  
=================  
The persistent vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers with low privilege community application   
account with low or medium required user inter action. For demonstration or reproduce ...  
  
Reproduce:  
1. Register a username with a test iframe inside  
2. Activate the checkbox with the private message notification mail  
3. Send yourself a message with any random content  
4. Open the notification mail and watch the username web context  
5. Reproduce successful! The script code will be executed out of the notification mail of the private messages  
  
  
<html>  
<head>  
<title>You have received a private message in the PSN Support Network!</title>  
<link rel="important stylesheet" href="x.css">  
</head>  
<body>  
<table border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 width="100%" class="header-part1"><tr><td><b>Betreff: </b>You have received a private message in   
the PSN Support Network!</td></tr><tr><td><b>Von: </b>Community Mailer <noreply@playstation.com></td></tr><tr><td><b>Datum: </b>01.11.2012   
  
04:33</td></tr></table><table border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 width="100%" class="header-part2"><tr>  
<td><b>An: </b> >"<>"<iframe src=http://vuln-lab.com width=1000 height=700> <admin@vulnerability-lab.com></td></tr></table><br>  
<html>  
<head>  
<title>  
You have received a private message in the PSN Support Network!  
</title>  
</head>  
<body>  
Hello >"<>"<iframe src=http://vuln-lab.com width=1000 height=700>,   
<p>  
You have received a private message in the PSN Support Network.   
</p>  
<p>  
Please click <a href="LINK">here</a> to access the community. You will need to login before you can read your message.  
</p>  
</body>  
</html>  
</body>  
</html>  
  
  
Risk:  
=====  
The security risk of the mail encoding (validation) vulnerability is estimated as medium.  
  
  
Credits:  
========  
Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team] - Benjamin Kunz Mejri (bkm@vulnerability-lab.com)  
  
  
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