[CVE-2014-1238] Cross Site Scripting(XSS) in q-pulse application

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-01-19T00:00:00


Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Q-Pulse application Advisory ID: hag201475 Product: q-pulse risk management software Vendor: q-pulse Vulnerable Version(s): 0.6 and probably prior Tested Version: 0.6 Advisory Publication: Januray 14, 2013 Vendor Notification: July 31, 2013 Public Disclosure: December 31, 2013 Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79] CVE Reference: CVE-2014-1238 Risk Level: Low CVSSv2 Base Score: 2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) Solution Status: Solution not yet released Discovered and Provided: help AG Middle East


about the vendor: Q-Pulse is the proven quality, safety and risk management solution for thousands of organisations across the world. Advisory Details:

during a PenTest help ag discovered a cross site scripting in one of Q-pulse applications, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.

1) Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in q-pulse application: CVE-2014-1238

When URL encoded GET input "LookupListType" was set to "DocumentTypeLookupList’%0A%0Aalert(123)" on the page "/qpulse5web/ui/common/managedlistdialog.aspx/". the parameter with directly inserted to a javascript variable named $RootTree without validation, an attacker A remote attacker can trick a logged-in administrator to open a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in browser in context of the vulnerable website.

The exploitation example using the following :




the vendor was notified, contact the vendor for the patch details



[1] help AG middle East http://www.helpag.com/. [2] q-pulse application http://www.q-pulse.com/ Q-Pulse is the proven quality, safety and risk management solution for thousands of organisations across the world. [3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVEВ® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures. [4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.


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