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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Websense Vendors:   Websense
Websense Products Have Multiple Flaws That Let Remote Users Execute Commands, Access the System, and Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026457
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026457
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 23 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.6 prior to Hotfix 24
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Websense. A remote user can execute commands on the target system. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. A remote user can access the target system.

A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the Websense interface and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

A remote user can execute commands with System privileges.

A remote user can bypass authentication.

Version 7.6 of Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere, Websense Web Security Gateway, Websense Web Security, and Websense Web Filter is affected prior to Hotfix 24.

Ben Williams of NGS Secure reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can execute commands on the target system with System privileges.

A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the Websense interface, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

A remote user can bypass authentication.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.6 Hotfix 24).
Vendor URL:  www.websense.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Linux (Red Hat Fedora), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2003), Windows (2008)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  NGS00137 Patch Notification: Websense Triton 7.6 - Reflected XSS in report management UI

Medium Risk Vulnerability in Websense Triton 

15 December 2011

Ben Williams of NGS Secure has discovered a Medium risk vulnerability in Websense

Impact: Reflected XSS 

Versions affected include:
Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere v7.6
Websense Web Security Gateway v7.6
Websense Web Security v7.6
Websense Web Filter v7.6
Windows and Linux

v7.6 prior to Hotfix 24

This issue is addressed in Hotfix 24, which can be downloaded at:
https://www.websense.com/content/mywebsense-hotfixes.aspx

NGS Secure is going to withhold details of this flaw for three months. This three month window will allow users the time needed to apply the patch before the details are released to the general public. This reflects the NGS Secure approach to responsible disclosure.

NGS Secure Research
http://www.ngssecure.com
 
 


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