dotProject index.php multiple parameters cross-site scripting

dotproject-index-multiple-xss (44770) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

dotProject is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the index.php script. If various actions are set, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the inactive, date, callback or type parameter in a specially-crafted URL 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: 2.1
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • dotproject Web site: dotproject - Open Source Software :: Open Source Project and Task Management Software.
  • Packet Storm Web Site: dotproject-sqlxss.
  • BID-30924: dotProject Multiple SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-3886: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in index.php in dotProject 2.1.2 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the inactive parameter in a tasks action, (2) the date parameter in a calendar day_view action, (3) the callback parameter in a public calendar action, or (4) the type parameter in a ticketsmith action.
  • OSVDB ID: 47842: dotProject index.php Multiple Parameter XSS
  • SA31681: dotProject SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting

Platforms Affected:

  • dotproject dotProject 2.1.2

Reported:

Aug 28, 2008

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