IBM Lotus QuickPlace Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Sunday, 16 March 2008

Nir Goldshlager (Avnet) has reported a vulnerability in IBM Lotus QuickPlace, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Certain input passed via "EditDocument" is not properly sanitised before being returned to a user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability is reported in version 7.0. Other versions may also be affected.

According to the vendor, development is still investigating a solution.

Filter malicious characters and character sequences using a web proxy.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Nir Goldshlager (Avnet)

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