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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Novell Identity Manager Vendors:   Novell
Novell Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module Input Validation Flaw in 'apwaDetailId' Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026138
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026138
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-1696, CVE-2011-2227   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 4 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Novell Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The software does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. 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 Novell Identity Manager 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.

The apwaDetailId parameters are affected.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the Novell Identity Manager 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:   The vendor has issued a fix (Field Patch 370E).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5111711.html

Vendor URL:  support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5111711.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), Linux (SuSE), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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