[SA15218] Web Crossing "webx" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

2005-05-03T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:8526
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-05-03T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: Web Crossing "webx" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA15218

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/15218/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Web Crossing 5.x http://secunia.com/product/2955/

DESCRIPTION: Dr_insane has reported a vulnerability in Web Crossing, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to "WebX" and "webx" isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

Example: http://[victim]/webx?@[code]

The vulnerability has been reported in version 5.0. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Filter malicious characters and character sequences in a proxy server or firewall with URL filtering capabilities.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Dr_insane


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