Redmine issue title field cross-site scripting
|redmine-title-xss (54947)||Medium Risk|
Redmine is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the issue title field 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.
No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [12-19-2009]: Redmine <= 0.8.7 UTF-7 XSS Vulnerability .
- Redmine Web site: Redmine.
- BID-37425: Redmine Issue Title HTML Injection Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-4459: Redmine 0.8.7 and earlier uses the title tag before defining the character encoding in a meta tag, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and inject arbitrary script via UTF-7 encoded values in the title parameter to a new issue page, which may be interpreted as script by Internet Explorer 7 and 8.
- OSVDB ID: 61509: Redmine New Issue title Parameter XSS
- Redmine Redmine 0.8.7
Dec 19, 2009
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