Novell Identity Manager Approval Form cross-site scripting

novell-approval-form-xss (64501) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Novell Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Approval Form. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. 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: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Novell Document ID: 5085293 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Novell Document ID: 5085293: IDM Roles Based Provisioning Module 370 Field Patch D.
  • BID-45692: Novell Identity Manager Unspecified Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-4324: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Approval Form in the User Application in the Roles Based Provisioning Module 3.7.0 before 370D in Novell Identity Manager (aka IDM) allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 70298: Novell Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module Approval Form Unspecified XSS
  • SA42819: Novell Identity Manager Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024941: Novell Identity Manager Input Validation Flaw in Approval Form Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • Novell Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module 3.7.0

Reported:

Jan 04, 2011

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