ICQ Toolbar RSS feed cross-site scripting

icq-toolbar-rss-feed-xss (28809) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

ICQ Toolbar for Microsoft Internet Explorer is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the RSS feed interface. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the title or description fields to inject malicious script into an RSS Feed which would be executed in a victim's Web browser, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to access and modify the configuration setting or steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials, if the attacker could convince the victim to visit a malicious Web site.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.2
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.2
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • CoreLabs Advisory CORE-2006-0322: Multiple vulnerabilities in ICQ Toolbar 1.3 for Internet Explorer.
  • ICQ Toolbar Web site: ICQ Toolbar - ICQ Downloads - ICQ.com.
  • BID-19900: ICQ Toolbar HTML Injection and Unauthorized Access Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-4660: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the RSS Feed module in AOL ICQ Toolbar 1.3 for Internet Explorer (toolbaru.dll) allow remote attackers to process arbitrary web script or HTML in the Feeds interface context via the (1) title and (2) description elements within an item element in an RSS feed.
  • OSVDB ID: 28646: ICQ Toolbar RSS Feed Multiple Field XSS
  • SA21809: ICQ Toolbar RSS Feeds Script Insertion Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • ICQ ICQ Toolbar for Internet Explorer 1.3

Reported:

Sep 06, 2006

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