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Barracuda Archiver 650 Cross Site Scripting

Barracuda Archiver 650 Cross Site Scripting
Posted Nov 4, 2011
Authored by Benjamin Kunz Mejri | Site vulnerability-lab.com

Barracuda Archiver 650 suffers from an input validation vulnerability that allows for cross site scripting.

tags | exploit, xss
MD5 | 60ac94dc35a82ff45b58bb4b87392b89

Barracuda Archiver 650 Cross Site Scripting

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Barracuda Archiver 650 - Input Validation Vulnerability


Barracuda Message Archiver 650 - v2.3.0.r114245 & older versions


The Barracuda Message Archiver is a complete and affordable email archiving solution, enabling you to effectively
index and preserve all emails, enhance operational efficiencies and enforce policies for regulatory compliance. By
leveraging standard policies and seamless access to messages, email content is fully indexed and backed up to enable
administrators, auditors and end users quick retrieval of any email message stored in an organization’s email archive.

* Comprehensive archiving
* Exchange stubbing
* Search and retrieval
* Policy management
* Intelligent Storage Manager
* Roles-based interface
* Reporting and statistics

The Barracuda Message Archiver provides everything an organization needs to comply with government regulations in an
easy to install and administer plug-and-play hardware solution. The Barracuda Message Archiver stores and indexes all
email for easy search and retrieval by both regular users and third-party auditors. Backed by Energize Updates, delivered
by Barracuda Central, the Barracuda Message Archiver receives automatic updates to its extensive library of virus, policy
definitions to enable enhanced monitoring of compliance and corporate guidelines, document file format updates needed to
decode content within email attachments, as well as security updates for the underlying Barracuda Message Archiver platform
to protect against any potential security vulnerabilities.

(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://www.barracudanetworks.com/)

Vulnerability-lab Team discovered multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities on Barracudas - Message Archiver 650 (Appliance).

2011-05-09: Vendor Notification
2011-06-02: Vendor Response/Feedback
2011-09-01: Vendor Fix/Patch
2011-11-04: Public or Non-Public Disclosure


Affected Products:
Barracuda Archiver 650



A persistent Input Validation vulnerability is detected on Barracudas Message Archiver 650 . Local low privileged user account can
implement/inject malicious persistent script code. When exploited by an authenticated user, the identified vulnerability
can lead to information disclosure, access to intranet available servers, manipulated persistent content.

Vulnerable Module(s):
[+] Configuration Backup => Backup Test


Proof of Concept:
The vulnerabilities can be exploited by low privileged user accounts or remote via high user inter-action.

Manually reproduce ...
1. Login
2. Switch to the vulnerable module of the application
3. Include your own script code. Save!
4. Enjoy the persistent output results

Server: archiver.barracuda.com
File: index.cgi
Para: ?&primary_tab=ADVANCED&secondary_tab=test_backup_server&content_only=1&&&backup_port=21&&backup_username= ... &&backup_password=


Source Review:
<input type="hidden" name="popup_url" value="/cgi-mod/index.cgi?
3E&&user=guest&&password=164ddc8feaa60cb4263cd93279e2c114&&et=1261213168&&locale=en_US"><table id="main_table" summary="Main Table" border="0"
cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%"><tr><td valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff" nowrap="nowrap"><table summary="Top Row" cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0
border=0 width=100%><tr><td align=left width=200>

2011-09-01: Vendor Fix/Patch

The security risk of the discovered persistent vulnerability is estimated as medium(-).

Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Benjamin Kunz Mejri (Rem0ve)

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