VDB-67405 · BNSEC-699 · XFDB 95445

Barracuda Web Security Flex 4.1 Domain Alias/LDAP Host/Bind DN/Username cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in Barracuda Web Security Flex 4.1 (Anti-Malware Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument Domain Alias/LDAP Host/Bind DN/Username with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-80. The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. As an impact it is known to affect integrity.

The weakness was published 08/25/2014 by Benjamin Kunz Mejri with Vulnerability Lab as BNSEC-699 as confirmed advisory (Website). 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. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

A public exploit has been developed by Benjamin Kunz Mejri in HTML/Javascript and been published immediately after the advisory. It is possible to download the exploit at seclists.org. It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 288 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (95445). Additional details are provided at seclists.org. Similar entry is available at 67406.







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

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: Benjamin Kunz Mejri
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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11/10/2013 🔍
11/13/2013 +3 days 🔍
08/22/2014 +282 days 🔍
08/25/2014 +3 days 🔍
08/25/2014 +0 days 🔍
08/26/2014 +1 days 🔍
07/04/2017 +1043 days 🔍


Vendor: barracuda.com

Researcher: Benjamin Kunz Mejri
Organization: Vulnerability Lab
Status: Confirmed
X-Force: 95445 - Barracuda Networks Web Security Flex multiple modules cross-site scripting, Medium Risk
SecurityFocus: 69384 - Barracuda Networks Web Security Flex Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 08/26/2014 12:35 PM
Updated: 07/04/2017 08:07 AM
Changes: 08/26/2014 12:35 PM (50), 07/04/2017 08:07 AM (9)
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