JFreeChart Image Map cross-site scripting

jfreechart-imagemap-xss (38922) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

JFreeChart is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied image maps. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the chart name, chart tool tip text, and the href, shape, and coords attribute for a chart area to inject malicious script into a 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: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of JFreeChart (1.0.8a or later), available from the JFree Web site. See References.

References:

  • JFree Web site: JFree.
  • Rapid7 Advisory R7-0031: JFreeChart Image Map Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities.
  • SourceForge.net Repository - [jfreechart]: Diff of /branches/jfreechart-1.0.8-security/NEWS.
  • ASA-2008-141: JBoss Enterprise Application Platform security update (RHSA-2008-0158)
  • BID-26752: JFreeChart Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-6306: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the image map feature in JFreeChart 1.0.8 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) chart name or (2) chart tool tip text; or the (3) href, (4) shape, or (5) coords attribute of a chart area.
  • OSVDB ID: 41843: JFreeChart Image Map Feature Chart Name XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 41844: JFreeChart Image Map Feature Chart Tool Tip Text XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 41845: JFreeChart Image Map Feature Chart Area Multiple Parameter XSS
  • RHSA-2008-0151: Moderate: JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0CP02 security update
  • RHSA-2008-0158: Moderate: JBoss Enterprise Application Platform security update
  • RHSA-2008-0213: Moderate: JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0CP02 security update
  • RHSA-2008-0261: Moderate: Red Hat Network Satellite Server security update
  • RHSA-2008-0524: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite Server security update
  • RHSA-2008-0630: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite Server security update
  • SA27959: JFreeChart Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • JFree JFreeChart 1.0.8
  • RedHat Application Stack v1 for EL AS 4
  • RedHat Application Stack v1 for EL ES 4
  • RedHat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 EL5
  • RedHat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 EL4
  • RedHat Network Satellite Server 4.2
  • RedHat Network Satellite Server 5.0
  • RedHat Network Satellite Server 5.1
  • RedHat RHEL Application Stack 2

Reported:

Dec 06, 2007

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