[DSECRG-09-025] Oracle Secure Enterprise Search 10.1.8 Linked XSS vulnerability

2009-07-16T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:22179
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-07-16T00:00:00

Description

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-09-025

http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=125

Application: Oracle Secure Enterprise Search (SES) Versions Affected: Oracle Secure Enterprise Search (SES) version 10.1.8.2.0
Vendor URL: http://www.oracle.com Bugs: XSS Exploits: YES Reported: 21.01.2009 Vendor response: 23.01.2009 Date of Public Advisory: 16.07.2009 CVE: CVE-2009-1968 Description: XSS IN search query
Author: Alexandr Polyakov Digital Security Reasearch Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsecrg [dot] com)

Description


Linked XSS vulnerability found "search" script of Oracle Secure Enterprise Search (SES).

Details


Vulnerability found In page /search/query/search. Vulnerable parameter search_p_groups.

Example


http://[localhost]:7777/search/query/search?search.timezone=&search_p_groups="'><IMG%20SRC=javascript:alert(document.cookie)>&q=1234&btnSearch=Search

Attacker can send evil link to logged in administrator, get adminiatrators cookie access to system with Administrator rights

Fix Information


Information was published in CPU July 2009. All customers can download CPU petches following instructions from:

http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujul2009.html

Original advisory: http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=125

Credits


Oracle give a credits for Alexandr Polyakov from Digital Security Company in CPU July 2009.

http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpujul2009.html

About


Digital Security is one of the leading IT security companies in CEMEA, providing information security consulting, audit and penetration testing services, risk analysis and ISMS-related services and certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and PCI DSS standards. Digital Security Research Group focuses on application and database security problems with vulnerability reports, advisories and whitepapers posted regularly on our website.

Contact: research [at] dsecrg [dot] com http://www.dsecrg.com

Polyakov Alexandr Chief Information Security Analyst