Barracuda Spam Firewall Web Administration Console cross-site scripting

barracuda-webadmin-xss (36716) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Barracuda Spam Firewall is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Web Administration Console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the username field to inject malicious script into the Monitor Web Syslog Web page 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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Barracuda Spam Firewall (3.5.10.016 or later), available from the Barracuda Spam Firewall Web site. See References.

References:

  • Barracuda Spam Firewall Web site: Spam Filter / Spam Firewall / Web Filter / Spam Appliance / Load Balancer / Content Filter / Email Archiver.
  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Fri Sep 21 2007 - 08:10:36 CDT: [ISR] - Barracuda Spam Firewall. Cross-Site Scripting.
  • BID-25757: Barracuda Spam Firewall Web Administration Console Username HTML Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-5058: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Web administration interface in Barracuda Spam Firewall before firmware 3.5.10.016 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the username field in a login attempt, which is not properly handled when the Monitor Web Syslog screen is open.
  • OSVDB ID: 38156: Barracuda Spam Firewall Monitor Web Syslog username Field XSS
  • SA26937: Barracuda Spam Firewall "Monitor Web Syslog" Script Insertion
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018733: Barracuda Spam Firewall Input Validation Hole in `Monitor Web Syslog` Page Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • Barracuda Networks Barracuda Spam Firewall prior to 3.5.10.016

Reported:

Sep 21, 2007

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