Vulnerability Note VU#521348
KnowledgeView Editorial and Management application cross-site scripting vulnerability
KnowledgeView Editorial and Management application contains a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability (CWE-79).
CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
KnowledgeView Editorial and Management application contains a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability that can allow an attacker to inject arbitrary HTML content (including script) via the vulnerable query string parameter username.
A remote unauthenticated attacker can conduct a cross-site scripting attack, which may be used to result in information leakage, privilege escalation, and/or denial of service.
We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem. Please consider the following workaround.
Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Knowledgeview||Affected||21 Aug 2013||11 Sep 2013|
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Thanks to Ali Hussein of Help AG Middle East for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Adam Rauf.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2013-3616
- Date Public: 23 Sep 2013
- Date First Published: 23 Sep 2013
- Date Last Updated: 23 Sep 2013
- Document Revision: 10
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