Microsoft AdCenter Service - Cross Site Vulnerabilities

Type vulnerlab
Reporter Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Ucha Gobejishvili (longrifle0x)
Modified 2012-02-27T00:00:00


                                            Document Title:
Microsoft AdCenter Service  - Cross Site Vulnerabilities

References (Source):

MSRC ID: 12223

Release Date:

Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):

Product & Service Introduction:
Microsoft adCenter (formerly MSN adCenter), is the division of the Microsoft Network (MSN) responsible for MSN s 
advertising services. Microsoft adCenter provides pay per click advertisements. This is a service aimed at people who want to 
advertise a product. Microsoft also has a (still in beta) service for webmasters who want to monetize on their site: Microsoft pubCenter.

Search and display advertising solutions for small businesses and large advertisers and agencies on Bing and Yahoo! Search, 
MSN, Windows Live, Xbox & Co.

(Copy of the Vendor Website:

Abstract Advisory Information:
The Vulnerability-Lab Team discovered multiple non-persistent cross site scripting vulnerabilities on Microsofts AdCenter website application.

Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2012-02-18:	Vendor Notification
2012-02-19:	Vendor Response/Feedback
2012-02-26:	Vendor Fix/Patch 
2012-02-27:	Public or Non-Public Disclosure

Discovery Status:

Exploitation Technique:

Severity Level:

Technical Details & Description:
A non persistent cross site scripting vulnerability is detected on on Microsofts AdCenter website application.
The vulnerability allows an remote attacker with required user inter action to hijack customer sessions via cross site scripting.
Successful exploitation can result in account steal, client side phishing or session hijacking.

Vulnerbale Module(s):
                                                                    [+] austra123; media brands; tv


Proof of Concept (PoC):
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Security Risk:
The security risk of the non persistent cross site scripting vulnerabilities are estimated as low(+).

Credits & Authors:
Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Ucha Gobejishvili (longrifle0x) 

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