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

The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this

Return to the main page

* According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall IBM be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

About IBM Internet Security Systems

IBM Internet Security Systems is a trusted security advisor to thousands of the world's leading businesses and governments, helping to provide pre-emptive protection for networks, desktops and servers. The IBM Proventia? integrated security platform is designed to automatically protect against both known and unknown threats, helping to keep networks up and running and shield customers from online attacks before they impact business assets. IBM Internet Security Systems products and services are based on the proactive security intelligence of its X-Force? research and development team ? an unequivocal world authority in vulnerability and threat research. The IBM Internet Security Systems product line is also complemented by comprehensive Managed Security Services and Professional Security Services. For more information, visit the IBM Internet Security Systems Web site at www.iss.net or call 800-776-2362.