Oracle OpenSSO up to 8.0 Parameter Validator cmp_generate_tmp_pw.tiles cross site scriting

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A vulnerability has been found in Oracle OpenSSO up to 8.0 and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the file cmp_generate_tmp_pw.tiles of the component Parameter Validator. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-80. 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 bug was discovered 10/28/2012. The weakness was published 11/28/2012 by Gjoko Krstic (LiquidWorm) with Zero Science Lab as ZSL-2012-5114 as not defined posting (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The public release happened without coordination with the vendor. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

A public exploit has been developed by LiquidWorm in Javascript and been published immediately after the advisory. It is declared as highly functional. It is possible to download the exploit at The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 31 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (80368) and Exploit-DB (23004). Similar entry is available at 7059.




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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.1

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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Status: Highly functional
Author: LiquidWorm
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Advisory: ZSL-2012-5114
Researcher: Gjoko Krstic (LiquidWorm)
Organization: Zero Science Lab
Status: Not defined
X-Force: 80368 - Oracle OpenSSO cross-site scripting, Medium Risk
SecurityFocus: 56733 - Oracle OpenSSO Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: 88053

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Created: 12/04/2012 11:02 AM
Updated: 08/29/2017 08:53 AM
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