Various Orion application application server example pages are vulnerable to XSS.

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-09-09T00:00:00


R08-08: Several XSS on Orion Application server 2.0 to 2.0.8

Vulnerability found: May 2008 Revalidated 23 July 2009

Vendor informed: 27th July 09

Vulnerability fixed:

Severity: Medium


Various Orion application application server example pages are vulnerable to XSS. Orion application server is a java based web application server,

Note: Orion application server was tested on Windows XP and JRE 1.6.0_14

The following demonstrate XSS:



3)<script>alert(1)</script> 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 Orion Application server site. 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.


Remove sample scripts from live environments.


Credits: Richard Brain of ProCheckUp Ltd (


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