Sun ONE (aka iPlanet) Web Server iPlanet Log Analyzer cross-site scripting

sunone-iplanetlog-xss (56632) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun ONE (aka iPlanet) Web Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the iPlanet Log Analyzer. If DNS resolution is enabled for client IP addresses, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using an HTTP request in conjunction with a crafted DNS response 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: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 201453 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Mar 04 2003 - 11:39:52 CST : Log corruption on multiple webservers, log analyzers,....
  • Sun Alert ID: 201453: Sun One Web Server Log Analyzer Vulnerability.
  • CVE-2003-1577: Sun ONE (aka iPlanet) Web Server 4.1 through SP12 and 6.0 through SP5, when DNS resolution is enabled for client IP addresses, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary text into log files, and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks involving the iPlanet Log Analyzer, via an HTTP request in conjunction with a crafted DNS response, related to an Inverse Lookup Log Corruption (ILLC) issue, a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-1315 and CVE-2002-1316.

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP9
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP8
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP7
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP6
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP5
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP1
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP10
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP11
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP12
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP2
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP3
  • Sun ONE Web Server 4.1 SP4
  • Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 SP2
  • Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 SP3
  • Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 SP5
  • Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 SP4
  • Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 SP1
  • Sun ONE Web Server 6.0

Reported:

Mar 04, 2003

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