ProCheckUp Security Advisory 2010.3

2010-05-22T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:89809
Type packetstorm
Reporter ProCheckUp
Modified 2010-05-22T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `PR10-03: Authenticated XSS within the Apache Axis2 administration console  
  
Vulnerability found: 30th January 2010  
  
Vendor informed: 1st February 2010  
  
Vulnerability fixed:  
  
Severity: Medium  
  
Description:  
  
Axis2 is a web services/SOAP/WDSL engine, widely used within many  
commercial products Procheckup has found it used within SAP Business  
Objects 12 and 3com's IMC network management tool.  
  
  
http://ws.apache.org/axis2/  
  
  
The following demonstrate the XSS flaw:  
  
Authenticated XSS normally login as admin and axis2  
  
http://target-domain.foo:8080/imcws/axis2-admin/axis2-admin/axis2-web/axis2-admin/axis2-admin/engagingglobally?submit=%2bEngage%2b&modules=<script>alert(1)</script>  
  
Note: The above path will change depending on how axis2 has been installed.  
  
  
Comfirmed vulnerable versions  
1.4.1  
  
  
Used within many different programs SAP business objects and 3COM IMS  
  
  
Is vulnerable to a vanilla XSS  
  
  
Consequences:  
  
An attacker may be able to cause execution of malicious scripting code  
in the browser of a user who clicks on a link to a Axis 2 website. Such  
code would run within the security context of the target domain. This  
type of attack can result in non-persistent defacement of the target  
site, or the redirection of confidential information (i.e.: session IDs)  
to unauthorised third parties.  
  
  
  
Fix:  
  
Apply patch xxx  
  
References:  
  
http://www.procheckup.com/Vulnerabilities.php  
  
  
  
Credits: Richard Brain of ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com)  
  
  
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