IBM Lotus Quickr WYSIWYG editor cross-site scripting

ibm-lotus-quickr-wysiwyg-xss (42360) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM Lotus Quickr is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the WYSIWYG editor 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: 4.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the patch for this vulnerability (Hotfix 5), available from the IBM Support & download Web site. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support & downloads: Latest fixes for Lotus Quickr 8.1 services for Lotus Domino.
  • BID-29175: IBM Lotus Quickr WYSIWYG Editors Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-2163: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1 before Hotfix 5 for Windows and AIX, and before Hotfix 3 for i5/OS, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unknown vectors related to WYSIWYG editors.
  • OSVDB ID: 45016: IBM Lotus Quickr WYSIWYG Editors Unspecified Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47869: IBM Lotus Quickr Local Group Creation XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47870: IBM Lotus Quickr Imported Page Addition XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47871: IBM Lotus Quickr WYSIWYG Rich Text Editor XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47872: IBM Lotus Quickr HTML Import Function XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 49777: IBM Lotus Quickr Unspecified XSS (CWIR7KMPVP)
  • OSVDB ID: 49778: IBM Lotus Quickr Unspecified XSS (THES7F9NVR)
  • SA30204: IBM Lotus Quickr WYSIWYG Editors Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting
  • VUPEN/ADV-2008-1502: IBM Lotus Quickr WYSIWYG Editors Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1

Reported:

May 12, 2008

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