SpringSource Hyperic HQ up to 4.0.2 Exception mastheadAttach.do typeId cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in SpringSource Hyperic HQ up to 4.0.2. Affected is an unknown code of the file mastheadAttach.do of the component Exception Handler. The manipulation of the argument typeId with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in hq/web/common/GenericError.jsp in the generic exception handler in the web interface in SpringSource Hyperic HQ 3.2.x before, 4.0.x before, 4.1.x before, and 4.2-beta1; Application Management Suite (AMS) 2.0.0.SR3; and tc Server 6.0.20.B allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via invalid values for numerical parameters, as demonstrated by an uncaught java.lang.NumberFormatException exception resulting from (1) the typeId parameter to mastheadAttach.do, (2) the eid parameter to Resource.do, and (3) the u parameter in a view action to admin/user/UserAdmin.do. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

The weakness was presented 10/02/2009 (Website). The advisory is available at springsource.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-2897 since 08/20/2009. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details and a public exploit are known. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Upgrading to version 4.0.3 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 Exploit-DB (10013), OSVDB (58608†) and Secunia (SA36935†). See VDB-50419 for similar entry.





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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Upgrade: Hyperic HQ 4.0.3


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Advisory: springsource.com
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CVE: CVE-2009-2897 (🔍)
X-Force: 53658
Secunia: 36935 - Hyperic HQ Cross-Site Scripting and Script Insertion Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
OSVDB: 58608 - Hyperic HQ mastheadAttach.do typeId Parameter XSS

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 08/23/2021 03:59 PM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (52), 08/28/2017 09:15 AM (13), 08/23/2021 03:59 PM (3)
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