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CVE-2014-2843 - "Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)" (CWE-79) vulnerability in "infoware MapSuite" Jun 01 2014 08:08PM
Christian Schneider (mail Christian-Schneider net)
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CVE-2014-2843
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"Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)" (CWE-79) vulnerability in "infoware MapSuite"

Vendor
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infoware GmbH

Product
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MapSuite

Affected versions
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This vulnerability affects versions of MapSuite MapAPI prior to 1.0.36 and 1.1.49

Fixed versions
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MapSuite MapAPI 1.0.36 and 1.1.49
Both patches are available since 2014-03-26.

Reported by
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This issue was reported to the vendor by Christian Schneider (@cschneider4711)
following a responsible disclosure process.

Severity
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Medium

Exploitability
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No authentication required

Description
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Using a specially crafted URL to access the MapAPI it is possible to execute Reflected
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. This enables attackers to impersonate victim users
(in context of the origin exposing the MapAPI) when logged-in victims are accessing
attacker supplied links.

Proof of concept
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Due to the responsible disclosure process chosen and to not harm unpatched systems,
no concrete exploit code will be presented in this advisory.

Migration
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MapSuite MapAPI 1.0.x users should upgrade to 1.0.36 or later as soon as possible.
MapSuite MapAPI 1.1.x users should upgrade to 1.1.49 or later as soon as possible.

See also
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n/a

Timeline
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2014-03-14 Vulnerability discovered
2014-03-14 Vulnerability responsibly reported to vendor
2014-03-21 Reply from vendor acknowledging report
2014-03-26 Reply from vendor with updated patch (version 1.0.36 and 1.1.49)
meanwhile Verification of the patch by reporting researcher + vendor informed customers
2014-06-01 Advisory published in coordination with vendor via BugTraq

References
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http://www.christian-schneider.net/advisories/CVE-2014-2843.txt

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