Eclipse BIRT __report cross-site scripting
|eclipse-report-xss (53773)||Medium Risk|
Eclipse BIRT is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the report viewer. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the __report parameter 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.
Note: KonaKart uses BIRT and is also vulnerable.
Upgrade to the latest version of BIRT (2.5 or later), available from The Eclipse Foundation Web site. See References.
- AntiSnatch0r Blog: Eclipse BIRT reflected XSS.
- DS Data Systems Web site: KonaKart.
- Eclipse Bugzilla ¿ Bug 259127: Reflected XSS in report parameter.
- The Eclipse Foundation Web site: Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT).
- BID-36674: Eclipse BIRT 'run?__report' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-4521: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in birt-viewer/run in Eclipse Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) before 2.5.0, as used in KonaKart and other products, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the __report parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 58941: BIRT birt-viewer/run __report Parameter XSS
- SA37025: Eclipse BIRT "__report" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- SA37036: KonaKart "__report" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- DS Data Systems KonaKart 22.214.171.124
- Eclipse BIRT 2.2.1
Dec 18, 2008
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