XSS on Sun Java System Identity Manager 6.0/7.x login page "lang" parameter
11 June 2007
18 June 2007
Jan Fry and Adrian Pastor of ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com) ProCheckUp thanks Sun for working with us.
Sun Java System Identity Manager login page is vulnerable to XSS within the "lang" parameter processed by the "/idm/login.jsp" server-side script.
An attacker may be able to cause execution of malicious scripting code in the browser of a user who clicks on a link to Sun Java System Identity Manager.
This type of attack can result in non-persistent defacement of the target site, or the redirection of confidential information to unauthorised third parties.
Note: the victim user does
Sun Java System Identity Manager 6.0 (20061212 SP 2)
need to be authenticated for this vulnerability to be exploitable.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.11
Sun has confirmed the following products to be affected by this issue:
Sun Java System Identity Manager 6.0, Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.0, Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.1
Proof of concept:
The provided PoC URL forwards the victim user's cookie to a third-party site (procheckup.com in this case).
How to fix:
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