Xigla Absolute News Manager.NET 5.1 xlaabsolutenm.aspx template cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Xigla Absolute News Manager.NET 5.1 and classified as problematic. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the file xlaabsolutenm.aspx. The manipulation of the argument template with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Absolute News Manager.NET 5.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) rmore parameter to xlaabsolutenm.aspx and the (2) template parameter to pages/default.aspx.

The bug was discovered 11/16/2007. The weakness was published 11/28/2007 by Richard Brain with ProCheckUp Ltd. (Website). The advisory is shared at marc.info. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-6270 since 12/07/2007. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

After 6 days, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is available at securityfocus.com. It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 12 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:xlaabsolutenm.aspx it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (38873). Similar entries are available at 39966, 39964 and 39963.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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Advisory: marc.info
Researcher: Richard Brain
Organization: ProCheckUp Ltd.
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2007-6270 (🔍)
X-Force: 38873 - Absolute News Manager .NET default.aspx cross-site scripting
SecurityFocus: 26692 - Absolute News Manager .NET Multiple Input Validation and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 27923 - Absolute News Manager .NET Multiple Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 40577 - Absolute News Manager .NET xlaabsolutenm.aspx rmore Parameter XSS

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM
Updated: 11/08/2017 08:27 AM
Changes: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM (66), 11/08/2017 08:27 AM (7)
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