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Secunia Security Advisory 49148

Secunia Security Advisory 49148
Posted May 14, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ciaran McNally has discovered a vulnerability in Sockso, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 49148

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TITLE:
Sockso "name" Script Insertion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49148

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49148/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49148

RELEASE DATE:
2012-05-14

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49148/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49148/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49148

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ciaran McNally has discovered a vulnerability in Sockso, which can be
exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed via the "name" parameter to /user/register is not
properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to insert
arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's
browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious
data is being viewed.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.5.3. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Filter malicious characters and character sequences using a proxy.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Ciaran McNally.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://smwyg.com/blog/#sockso-persistant-xss-attack

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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