BadBlue URL link cross-site scripting

badblue-url-xss (8294) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

BadBlue is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious script within a URL link to an affected Bad Blue server, which would execute in the victim's Web browser once the link is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to gain administrative access on the BadBlue server or gain control of any computers performing searches on the BadBlue network.

Note: This vulnerability also affects Deerfield.com's D2Gfx client version 1.0.2.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of BadBlue (1.6.1 Beta or later), available from the BadBlue Web site. See References.

Note: Users should disable scripting when running BadBlue.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Deerfield.com D2Gfx 1.0.2
  • Working Resources BadBlue Enterprise Edition 1.5.x
  • Working Resources BadBlue Personal Edition 1.5.6 beta

Reported:

Feb 26, 2002

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