IBM Lotus Quickr multiple cross-site scripting

ibm-lotus-quickr-multiple-xss (44694) 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 via WYSIWYG editors, creating a new local group, the rich text editor, the html import functionality, or link-page to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. 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 Lotus Quickr (8.1 Hotfix 15 or later), available from the IBM Support & downloads Web site. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support & downloads: Fixes included in hotfixes for Lotus Quickr 8.1 services for Lotus Domino.
  • CVE-2008-3860: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities (1) in the WYSIWYG editors, (2) during local group creation, (3) during HTML redirects, (4) in the HTML import, (5) in the Rich text editor, and (6) in link-page in IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1 services for Lotus Domino before Hotfix 15 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unknown vectors, including (7) the Imported Page. NOTE: the vulnerability in the WYSIWYG editors may exist because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2163.
  • OSVDB ID: 49772: IBM Lotus Quickr Unspecified XSS (THES7FAHV2)
  • OSVDB ID: 49776: IBM Lotus Quickr link-page Unspecified XSS
  • SA31634: IBM Lotus Quickr Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020762: Lotus Quickr Various Input Validation Holes Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1

Reported:

Aug 26, 2008

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