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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Azureus Vendors:   azureus.sourceforge.net
Azureus Input Validation Flaw in 'index.tmpl' Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016357
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016357
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3230   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 17 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 21 2006
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.4.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Azureus. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The 'index.tmpl' script does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input in the 'search' parameter before displaying the input. A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by a target user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the Azureus software 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 demonstration exploit URL is provided:

http://[target]:6969/index.tmpl?search=%22%3Cscript%3Ealert('r0t')%3C/script%3E

r0t discovered this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the Azureus software, 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.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  azureus.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Java, Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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