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HistoryApr 06, 2011 - 12:00 a.m.

XSS Vulnerability in Redmine 1.0.1 to 1.1.1

2011-04-0600:00:00
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Information

Name : XSS vulnerability in Redmine
Software : all Redmine versions from 1.0.1 to 1.1.1
Vendor Homepage : http://www.redmine.org
Vulnerability Type : Cross-Site Scripting
Severity : High
Researcher : Mesut Timur <mesut [at] mavitunasecurity [dot] com>
Advisory Reference : NS-11-004

Description

Redmine is a flexible project management web application written using
Ruby on Rails framework.

Details

Redmine is affected by a XSS vulnerability in versions from 1.0.1 to 1.1.1.
Example PoC url is as follows :

http://example.com/projects/hg-helloworld/news/&#37;22onload=&#37;22alert&#37;281&#37;29

You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting
vulnerabilities from here :
http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/crosssite-scripting-xss/

Solution

Upgrade to the latest Redmine version (1.1.2).

Credits

It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web Application
Security Scanner - http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker/.

References

  1. Vendor URL: http://www.redmine.org/news/53
  2. MSL Advisory Link :
    http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/XSS-vulnerability-in-Redmine/
  3. Netsparker Advisories :
    http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/

About Netsparker

Netsparker can find and report security issues such as SQL Injection
and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all web applications regardless of
the platform and the technology they are built on. Netsparker's unique
detection and exploitation techniques allows it to be dead accurate in
reporting hence it's the first and the only False Positive Free web
application security scanner.


Netsparker Advisories, <[email protected]>
Homepage, http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/