IBM Lotus Domino Web Access Active Content Filter cross-site scripting

domino-webaccess-contentfilter-xss (33280) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM Lotus Domino Web Access is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Active Content Filter. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unspecified parameters in a specially-crafted email message to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the email is opened. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*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: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Technote (FAQ) 1257026 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Technote (FAQ) 1257026: Lotus Domino Web Access Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability.
  • iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 03.28.07: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability.
  • BID-23173: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access Email Message HTML Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-4843: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Active Content Filter feature in IBM Lotus Domino before 6.5.6 and 7.x before 7.0.2 FP1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified code sequences that bypass the protection scheme.
  • OSVDB ID: 34090: IBM Lotus Domino Active Content Filter Feature XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 34093: IBM Lotus Domino Active Content Filter multipart/related E-mail XSS
  • SA24633: IBM Lotus Domino Script Insertion and Buffer Overflows
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017824: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Domino Web Access 6.5
  • IBM Domino Web Access 7.0

Reported:

Mar 27, 2007

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