[SA23406] Novell NetWare Welcome web-app Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability


TITLE: Novell NetWare Welcome web-app Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA23406 VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/23406/ CRITICAL: Less critical IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting WHERE: >From remote OPERATING SYSTEM: Novell NetWare 6.x http://secunia.com/product/78/ DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in Novell NetWare, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Input passed to unspecified parameters in the Welcome web-app is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site. The vulnerability is reported in version 6.5 SP5 and 6.5 SP6. SOLUTION: The vendor recommends to disable the Welcome web-app (see vendor advisory for details). PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor. ORIGINAL ADVISORY: Novell: https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/514/3319127_f.SAL_Public.html ---------------------------------------------------------------------- About: This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest vulnerabilities. Subscribe: http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/ Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.) http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/ Please Note: Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by clicking the link. Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories. Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only use those supplied by the vendor.