Novell Groupwise WebAccess Cross-Site Scripting


.:: SUMMARY

Novell Groupwise WebAccess Cross-Site Scripting

Version: GroupWise 6.5 SP4, It is suspected that all previous versions of Groupwise WebAccess
are vulnerable.

.:: BACKGROUND

GroupWise WebAccess is Novell's premier Intranet/Internet GroupWare solution for the Web.

More info:    http://www.novell.com

.:: DESCRIPTION

Remote explotation of Cross-Site Scripting due to failure of the application to properly
sanitize user-supplied input prior to including it in dynamically generated Web content.

To reproduce this, send a e-mail with the following html code:

<IMG SRC="j&#X41vascript:alert(document.cookie)">

It show a simple code of example to execute script in the browser of an unsuspecting user.
This issue may allow for the theft of authentication credentials .

.:: VENDOR RESPONSE

Vendor advisory:
    http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?/10098301.htm

Vendor patch:
    http://support.novell.com/filefinder/16963/beta.html 
    The filename is fwa655d.exe
    
.:: CVE INFORMATION

Id: CAN-2005-2276
Web: http://cve.mitre.org
    
.:: DISCLOSURE TIMELINE

06/14/2005  Initial vendor notification
06/14/2005  Initial vendor response
07/19/2005  Coordinated public disclosure

.:: CREDIT

Francisco Amato is credited with discovering this vulnerability.
famato][at][infobyte][dot][com][dot][ar

.:: LEGAL NOTICES

Copyright (c) 2005 by [ISR] Infobyte Security Research.
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edited in any way unless authorized by Infobyte Security Research Response. 
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