Q-Pulse 0.6 Cross Site Scripting

Type packetstorm
Reporter help AG Middle East
Modified 2014-01-15T00:00:00


                                            `Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Q-Pulse application   
Advisory ID: hag201475  
Product: q-pulse risk management software  
Vendor: q-pulse  
Vulnerable Version(s): 0.6 and probably prior  
Tested Version: 0.6  
Advisory Publication: Januray 14, 2013   
Vendor Notification: July 31, 2013   
Public Disclosure: December 31, 2013   
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]  
CVE Reference: CVE-2014-1238  
Risk Level: Low   
CVSSv2 Base Score: 2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)  
Solution Status: Solution not yet released  
Discovered and Provided: help AG Middle East  
about the vendor:  
Q-Pulse is the proven quality, safety and risk management solution for thousands of organisations across the world.  
Advisory Details:  
during a PenTest help ag discovered a cross site scripting in one of Q-pulse applications, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.  
1) Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in q-pulse application: CVE-2014-1238  
When URL encoded GET input "LookupListType" was set to "DocumentTypeLookupList’%0A%0Aalert(123)" on the page "/qpulse5web/ui/common/managedlistdialog.aspx/". the parameter with directly inserted to a javascript  
variable named $RootTree without validation, an attacker A remote attacker can trick a logged-in administrator to open a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in browser in context of the vulnerable website.  
The exploitation example using the following :  
the vendor was notified, contact the vendor for the patch details  
[1] help AG middle East http://www.helpag.com/.  
[2] q-pulse application http://www.q-pulse.com/ Q-Pulse is the proven quality, safety and risk management solution for thousands of organisations across the world.  
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.  
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.  
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