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PR08-08

PR08-08 - Several XSS on Orion Application server 2.0 to 2.0.8

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Vulnerability found:
15 May 2008
Severity level:
Medium
Credits:
Richard Brain of ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com)
Description:
Various Orion application server example pages are vulnerable to XSS. Orion application server is a java based web application server, http://www.orionserver.com/.

Note: Orion application server was tested on Windows XP and JRE 1.6.0_14

The following demonstrate XSS:

1) http://10.0.2.177:8080/examples/jsp/sessions/carts.jsp?item=alert(1)&submit=add

2) http://10.0.2.177:8080/examples/jsp/checkbox/checkresult.jsp?fruit=alert(1)

3) http://10.0.2.177:8080/examples/jsp/cal/cal2.jsp?time=alert(1)

Consequences

An attacker may be able to cause execution of malicious scripting code in the browser of a user who clicks on a link to a Orion Application server site. Such code would run within the security context of the target domain. This type of attack can result in non-persistent defacement of the target site, or the redirection of confidential information (i.e.: session IDs) to unauthorised third parties.
How to fix:
Remove sample scripts from live environments.
References:
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