DeepMetrix LiveStats allows remote attacker to embed script code when generating reports

livestats-report-execute-code (9390) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

LiveStats does not properly filter HTML tags when generating reports. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by embedding malicious JavaScript code in the reports, which would be executed on the system once the report is viewed.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Install LiveStats 6.2.2 or the latest version, available at the DeepMetrix Web site. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jun 17 2002 - 18:05:11 CDT: DeepMetrix LiveStats javascript injection.
  • DeepMetrix Web site: LiveStats XSP Release Notes and current download.
  • BID-5047: DeepMetrix LiveStats HTML Report Script Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0944: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in DeepMetrix LiveStats 5.03 through 6.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script as the LiveStats user via the (1) user-agent or (2) referrer, which are not filtered by the stats program.
  • OSVDB ID: 9236: DeepMetrix LiveStats Multiple Log Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • DeepMetrix LiveStats 5.03 up to 6.2.1

Reported:

Jun 17, 2002

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