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Apple WGT Dictionnaire 1.3 Script Code Injection

Apple WGT Dictionnaire 1.3 Script Code Injection
Posted Nov 27, 2012
Authored by Ibrahim El-Sayed, Vulnerability Laboratory | Site vulnerability-lab.com

Apple WGT Dictionnaire version 1.3 suffers from a script code injection vulnerability.

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SHA-256 | 14f69e37dbf1a5053dc0a2a1784b6ba05faf09fe11232fd01808e0a8247de914

Apple WGT Dictionnaire 1.3 Script Code Injection

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Title:
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Apple WGT Dictionnaire 1.3 - Script Code Inject Vulnerability


Date:
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2012-11-27


References:
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=774


VL-ID:
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774


Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
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2.3


Introduction:
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http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/reference/dictionnaire.html


Abstract:
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The Vulnerability Laboratory Research Team discovered a script code inject vulnerability in Apples (MacOSx) Widget Dictionnaire v1.3 software.


Report-Timeline:
================
2012-11-27: Public Disclosure


Status:
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Published


Exploitation-Technique:
=======================
Local


Severity:
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Medium


Details:
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A persistent script code inject vulnerability is detected in the Dictionnaire, Dictionary of the French language based on TLFi (in French), Software.
The vulnerability allows a local attacker execute malicious codes to compromise the connected client system in the lan. The command execution
vulnerability is located in the search field of the Dictionnaire module. The malicious injected script code will be directly executed out of
the result field. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in system compromise via script code injections, persistent software
context manipulation, external malware loads or malicious external redirects.

Vulnerable Software Module(s):
[+] Search Box

Vulnerable Software Parameter(s):
[+] Search Field


Proof of Concept:
=================
The software validation vulnerability can be exploited by local attackers with required user interaction and privileged local system account.
For demonstration or reproduce ...

PoC: Script Code Inject
"<h1>VL Tester</h1>
“<iframe src=http://vuln-lab.com>>
"<iframe src=vuln-lab.com onload=alert("VLab") <>
"<script>alert(document.cookie)</script><div style="1


Solution:
=========
The vulnerability can be patched by parsing the search string input field and result output (listing) web context.


Risk:
=====
The security risk of the remote command execution vulnerability is estimated as high(+).


Credits:
========
Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team] - Ibrahim El-Sayed (the_storm) [storm@vulnerability-lab.com] [iel-sayed.blogspot.com]



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