Symantec Web Security (SWS) HTML tags cross-site scripting
|symantec-html-xss (31750)||Medium Risk|
Symantec Web Security (SWS) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using HTML tags to inject malicious script into an error message or a blocked page message which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Refer to Symantec SYM04-002 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
- SYM07-001: Symantec Web Security Multiple Vulnerability.
- BID-22184: Symantec Web Security Multiple Denial of Service And Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-0563: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Symantec Web Security (SWS) before 126.96.36.199 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors related to (1) error messages and (2) blocked page messages produced by SWS.
- OSVDB ID: 32960: Symantec Web Security (SWS) Error Page XSS
- OSVDB ID: 32961: Symantec Web Security (SWS) Blocked Page XSS
- SA23896: Symantec Web Security Two Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1017558: Symantec Web Security Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting and Denial of Service Attacks
- Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Server
- Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
- Sun Solaris 10 SPARC
- Sun Solaris 8 SPARC
- Sun Solaris 9 SPARC
- Symantec Web Security 188.8.131.52
- Symantec Web Security 184.108.40.206
- Symantec Web Security 220.127.116.11
- Symantec Web Security 18.104.22.168
- Symantec Web Security 22.214.171.124
- Symantec Web Security 126.96.36.199
- Symantec Web Security 188.8.131.52
- Symantec Web Security 184.108.40.206
Jan 24, 2007
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