IBM Lotus Connections API cross-site scripting
|lotus-connections-api-xss (46215)||Medium Risk|
IBM Lotus Connections is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the APi 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.
Refer to the IBM Support & downloads Web site for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- IBM Lotus Connections Web site: Lotus Connections.
- IBM Support & downloads: Fix list for Lotus Connections 2.0.1.
- BID-31989: IBM Lotus Connections Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-4805: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in IBM Lotus Connections 2.x before 2.0.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the community title, (2) API input, and vectors related to the (3) Homepage, (4) Blogs, (5) Profiles, (6) Dogear, (7) Activities, and (8) Global Search components. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
- SA32466: IBM Lotus Connections Multiple Vulnerabilities
- IBM Lotus Connections 2.0
Oct 29, 2008
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