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Secunia Security Advisory 49287

Secunia Security Advisory 49287
Posted May 26, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in RSSOwl, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 49287

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TITLE:
RSSOwl Feed Parsing Script Insertion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49287

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49287/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49287

RELEASE DATE:
2012-05-25

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49287/#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/49287/

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=49287

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:
A vulnerability has been reported in RSSOwl, which can be exploited
by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Certain input related to the author name and email when displaying
feed information 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 reported in version 2.1. Prior versions may also
be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.1.1.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
JVN credits Daiki Fukumori, Cyber Defense Institute.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN77947437/index.html
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/en/contents/2012/JVNDB-2012-000048.html

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:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
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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