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CVE-2014-5391 DOM-based Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in "JobScheduler" Sep 07 2014 05:15PM
Christian Schneider (mail Christian-Schneider net)
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CVE-2014-5391
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"DOM-based Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)" (CWE-79) vulnerability in "JobScheduler" product

Vendor
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Software- & Organisations-Service GmbH

Product
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"JobScheduler is a workload automation tool. It is used to launch JobScheduler objects,
such as jobs and/or orders, at the occurrence of time, file or calendar events. JobScheduler
was recognised in 2012 by Gartner Inc. with a placement in their Magic Quadrant for workload
automation. JobScheduler provides solutions from simple to complex scheduling scenarios.
It is available with an open source or a commercial licence."
- source: http://www.sos-berlin.com/modules/cjaycontent/index.php?id=osource_sched
uler_introduction_en.htm

Affected versions
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This vulnerability affects versions of JobScheduler prior to 1.7.4241
as well as versions prior to 1.6.4246.

Patch
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The vendor has released patches for versions 1.7.x and 1.6.x at
http://www.sos-berlin.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=73
http://www.sos-berlin.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=74

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

Description
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Using a specially crafted request to access the web interface of JobScheduler it
is possible to execute DOM-based Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. The content of
the hash-part is written using document.write() from location.hash directly into the HTML,
resulting in the DOM-based XSS.

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.

References
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http://www.sos-berlin.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=73
http://www.sos-berlin.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=74
http://www.christian-schneider.net/advisories/CVE-2014-5391.txt

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