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Secunia Security Advisory 49606

Secunia Security Advisory 49606
Posted Jun 27, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Emilio Pinna has discovered two vulnerabilities in FCKeditor, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

tags | advisory, vulnerability, xss
MD5 | 106fe146b8593cf029a31c28f63cb0bf

Secunia Security Advisory 49606

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TITLE:
FCKeditor "print_textinputs_var()" Cross-Site Scripting
Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49606

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49606/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49606

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-26

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49606/#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/49606/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49606

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:
Emilio Pinna has discovered two vulnerabilities in FCKeditor, which
can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting
attacks.

Input passed via the keys and values of POST parameters to
editor/dialog/fck_spellerpages/spellerpages/server-scripts/spellchecker.php
is not properly sanitised in the "print_textinputs_var()" function
before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute
arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context
of an affected site.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.6.7. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Emilio Pinna.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://disse.cting.org/blog/2012/06/22/fckeditor-reflected-xss-vulnerability/

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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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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