[DSECRG-09-038] Sun Glassfish Woodstock Project - Linked XSS Vulnerability

2009-05-05T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:21783
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-05-05T00:00:00

Description

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-09-038

Original advisory: http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=138

Application: Sun Glassfish Woodstock Project (part of Glassfish Enterprise Server) Versions Affected: 4.2 Vendor URL: https://woodstock.dev.java.net/ Bug: Linked XSS Vulnerability Exploits: YES Reported: 19.03.2009 Vendor response: 20.03.2009 Solution: YES
Date of Public Advisory: 05.05.2009 Author: Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsecrg [dot] com)

Description


Woodstock components are User Interface Components for the web, based on Java Server Faces and AJAX.

Woodstock also is part Glassfish Enterprise Server.

Woodstock has linked XSS vulnerability in 404 Error page.

Details


Using this vulnerability attacker can steal admin's cookie and then authentificate as administrator or perform certain administrative actions.

Attacker can inject XSS in URL string using UTF-7 encoding.

Exploiting this issue required Auto-Select encoding in browser configuration.

Example:

http://[server]/theme/META-INF/>+ACJ-+AD4APB-SCRIPT+AD7-alert(+ACI-DSecRG_XSS+ACI-)+ADz-/SCRIPT+AD7-

Solution


This security vulnerabilities fixed in CVS.

The following link to the commit email message for the changes to fix these issue:

https://woodstock.dev.java.net/servlets/ReadMsg?list=cvs&msgNo=4041

Credits


http://www.nabble.com/Re:--DSECRG--Sun-Glassfish-Multiple-Security-Vulnerabilities-p23002524.html

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