Xitex WebContent M1 Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Sunday, 16 March 2008

Russ McRee has reported a vulnerability in Xitex WebContent M1, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "sid" parameter in is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user in an error message in jsp/error.jsp. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

Filter malicious characters and character sequences with a web proxy.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Russ McRee

2008-03-11: Added CVE reference.

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