Apple Mac OS X Server prior 3.0 Profile Manager cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Mac OS X Server (Operating System). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component Profile Manager. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The weakness was released 10/22/2013 as APPLE-SA-2013-10-22-5 as confirmed mailinglist post (Apple Security Mailinglist). It is possible to read the advisory at lists.apple.com. The mailinglist post contains:

Multiple issues existed in Ruby on Rails, the most serious of which may lead to cross site scripting. These issues were addressed by updating the Rails implementation used by Profile Manager to version 2.3.18.
This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-1855 since 02/19/2013. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 74972 (openSUSE Security Update : rubygem-actionpack-3_2 (openSUSE-SU-2013:0661-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 166714 (OpenSuSE Security Update for rubygem-actionpack-2_3 (openSUSE-SU-2014:0019-1)).

Upgrading to version 3.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 58552), X-Force (82920), Vulnerability Center (SBV-39036) and Tenable (74972). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 8030, 8031, 8032 and 8033.

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Nessus ID: 74972
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : rubygem-actionpack-3_2 (openSUSE-SU-2013:0661-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 892655
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2655-1 (rails - several vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: Mac OS X Server 3.0

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Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Advisory: APPLE-SA-2013-10-22-5
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CVE: CVE-2013-1855 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 58552
X-Force: 82920
Vulnerability Center: 39036 - Ruby on Rails 2.x and 3.x Santize_CSS Method XSS Vulnerability via a Crafted CSS Token Sequences, Medium

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150108
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Created: 10/23/2013 05:41 PM
Updated: 04/26/2017 11:46 PM
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