Reporter Joshua Platz
`[+] Credits: Joshua Platz aka Binary1985
[+] CVE ID: CVE-2017-14941
[+] Website: https://github.com/binary1985
JasperReports is an open source Java reporting tool that can write to a variety of targets, such as: screen, a printer, into PDF, HTML, Microsoft Excel, RTF, ODT, Comma-separated values or XML files.
Cleartext Password Storage
JasperReports stores Passwords unencrypted for maintaining the test
connectivity function of its Data Source Connectors. These credentials
are retrieved by the system when the editing a Data Source on /jasperserver-pro/flow.html,
and rendered directly into the HTLM in cleartext.
1) Log into JasperReports application. Default superuser/superuser
2) Navigate an existing Data Source connector under View -> Repository
3) Select entry and click Edit
4) View the HTLM source code, extracting the database connection string, username, and password from the HTLM form.
Key value name(html form ID's):
database connection string, username, password(cleartext)
Apply security update issued in patch 4.1.2: ftp://ftp.multitech.com/faxfinder/ffx40/FFx40_version_update.txt
2017-09-14 - Issue Reported to Vendor
2016-09-14 - Vendor Awknowledged Report, Requested testing of latest version
2016-09-15 - Validate issue is remdiated in 6.4.0
Testing Comments: Vender properly loads a -substitute value- into password HTML form. It is unknown at which version this was corrected.
2016-09-29 - Public Disclsoure
2017-09-29 - CVE-2017-14941 Issued
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