ZDI-10-231: Juniper Secure Access Series meeting_testjava.cgi XSS Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-11-09T00:00:00


ZDI-10-231: Juniper Secure Access Series meeting_testjava.cgi XSS Vulnerability


November 7, 2010

-- CVSS: 6.4, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

-- Affected Vendors: Juniper

-- Affected Products: Juniper Secure Access Series

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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Juniper SA Series devices. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the meeting_testjava.cgi page which is used to test JVM compatibility. When handling the DSID HTTP header the code allows an attacker to inject arbitrary javascript into the page. This can be abused by an attacker to perform a cross-site scripting attack on the device.

-- Vendor Response: Juniper states: Development has confirmed that the fix to this issue will be available in IVE OS versions 6.5r7 and 7.0r3. Both IVE OS 6.5r7 and 7.0r3 are planned to be available to customers in early November 2010.

Customers can sign up for proactive alerts of IVE OS software releases by visiting the Juniper Networks Support Center and selecting "Subscribe to Email Alerts" under Technical Bulletins.

-- Disclosure Timeline: 2010-10-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2010-11-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Davy Douhine

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