IBM Lotus Quickr document names cross-site scripting

lotusquickr-documentnames-xss (53489) 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 using document names and certain place properties 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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.9
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Temporary-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the patch for this vulnerability (LO36646), available from the IBM Support & downloads Web site. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support & downloads: CROSS SITE SCRIPTING (XSS) VULNERABILITIES IN QUICKR.
  • BID-36527: IBM Lotus Quickr Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-3453: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1.0 services for WebSphere Portal allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the filename of a .odt file in a Lotus Quickr place, related to the Library template.
  • OSVDB ID: 58384: IBM Lotus Quickr Document Name Place Properties XSS
  • SA36899: IBM Lotus Quickr Multiple Script Insertion Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1022952: Lotus Quickr Input Validation Flaw in Document Properties Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1

Reported:

Sep 25, 2009

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