Red Hat Network Satellite Server RHN channel search cross-site scripting
|redhat-network-channelsearch-xss (42559)||Medium Risk|
Red Hat Network Satellite Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the Red Hat Network channel search feature to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Refer to RHSA-2008-0261 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 396641: CVE-2007-5961 RHN XSS flaw.
- CVE-2007-5961: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Red Hat Network channel search feature, as used in RHN and Red Hat Network Satellite before 5.0.2, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unknown vectors.
- OSVDB ID: 45765: Red Hat Linux Network Channel Search Feature Unspecified XSS
- RHSA-2008-0261: Moderate: Red Hat Network Satellite Server security update
- SECTRACK ID: 1020051: Red Hat Network Satellite Server Input Validation Hole in RHN Channel Search Feature Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
- RedHat Network Satellite Server 5.0
May 20, 2008
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