Liferay Enterprise Portal message cross-site scripting

liferay-message-xss (16232) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Liferay Enterprise Portal is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper filtering of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could post a message containing malicious script embedded in the message field, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site, once the message is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Liferay Enterprise Portal (2.2.0 or later), available from the Liferay Web page. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Liferay Liferay Enterprise Portal prior to 2.2.0


May 22, 2004

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