Pattern Insight Keyword Search page cross-site scripting
|pattern-insight-keyword-search-xss (79787)||Medium Risk|
Pattern Insight is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the Keyword Search page 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 October 1, 2014.
- Pattern Insight Web site: Now You Can Stop Releasing Previously Fixed Bugs.
- BID-56381: Pattern Insight Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-4950: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Keyword Search page in the web interface in Pattern Insight 2.3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted characters that are not properly handled during construction of error messages.
- OSVDB ID: 87053: Pattern Insight Keyword Search XSS
- SA51203: Pattern Insight Code Assurance Cross-Site Scripting and Request Forgery Vulnerabilities
- US-CERT VU#802596: Pattern Insight multiple vulnerabilities
- Pattern Insight Pattern Insight
Nov 02, 2012
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