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U-147:Red Hat Enterprise MRG Grid Input Validation Flaw

April 13, 2012 - 7:00am

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PROBLEM:

A vulnerability was reported in Red Hat Enterprise MRG Grid. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

PLATFORM:

Version(s): 2

ABSTRACT:

The MRG Management Console (Cumin) does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input.

reference LINKS:

Vendor Advisory
Security Tracker ID 1026921
CVE-2012-1575

IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

Medium

Discussion:

A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the MRG Management Console software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the MRG Management Console software, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

Impact:

Disclosure of authentication information
Disclosure of user information
Execution of arbitrary code via network
Modification of user information

Solution:

The vendor has issued a fix. The patch is available at RedHat.com

 

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