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Category:   Device (Encryption/VPN)  >   Dell SonicWALL Vendors:   Dell, SonicWALL
SonicWALL SonicOS Input Validation Flaw Permits Script Injection Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027895
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 18 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): and prior 5.8.x versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in SonicWALL SonicOS. A remote user can conduct script injection attacks.

The software does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by a target authenticated administrative user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the SonicWALL interface and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to take actions on the interface acting as the target user.

The 'searchStr' parameter in the 'Search > appFirewallObjects' module is affected.

The vendor was notified on November 20, 2012.

Benjamin Kunz Mejri from Vulnerability Research Laboratory reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can take actions on the SonicWall interface acting as the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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