TITLE: Absolute Live Support XE Script Insertion Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA19415
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/19415/
CRITICAL: Moderately critical
IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: Absolute Live Support XE 2.x http://secunia.com/product/8929/
DESCRIPTION: r0t has reported a vulnerability in Absolute Live Support XE, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.
Input passed to the "Session Topic" field when a user requests for support isn't properly sanitised before being displayed in the Live Monitor. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected website when a malicious request is displayed in the Live Monitor.
The vulnerability has been reported in version 2.0. Other versions may also be affected.
SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: r0t
ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2006/03/absolute-live-support-xe-v20-xss-vuln.html
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