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PR10-03: Authenticated Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) within the Apache Axis2 administration console
May 21 2010 04:08PM
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PR10-03: Authenticated XSS within the Apache Axis2 administration console
Vulnerability found: 30th January 2010
Vendor informed: 1st February 2010
Axis2 is a web services/SOAP/WDSL engine, widely used within many
commercial products Procheckup has found it used within SAP Business
Objects 12 and 3com's IMC network management tool.
The following demonstrate the XSS flaw:
Authenticated XSS normally login as admin and axis2
Note: The above path will change depending on how axis2 has been installed.
Comfirmed vulnerable versions
Used within many different programs SAP business objects and 3COM IMS
Is vulnerable to a vanilla XSS
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 Axis 2 website. 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.
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Credits: Richard Brain of ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com)
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