Adobe Macromedia Sitespring 500error.jsp cross-site scripting

sitespring-500error-xss (9588) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Macromedia Sitespring is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted URL link to the 500error.jsp script containing embedded script, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Macromedia Web site: Macromedia - Sitespring.
  • VulnWatch Mailing List, Wed Jul 17 2002 - 04:31:55 CDT: KPMG-2002032: Macromedia Sitespring Cross Site Scripting . (From Neohapsis archive)
  • BID-5249: Macromedia Sitespring Default Error Page Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1027: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in the default HTTP 500 error script (500error.jsp) for Macromedia Sitespring 1.2.0 (277.1) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary web script via a link to 500error.jsp with the script in 1the et parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 9231: Macromedia Sitespring 500error.jsp et Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Macromedia Sitespring 1.2.0

Reported:

Jul 17, 2002

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