The Microsoft .NET Framework contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability that may allow an attacker to read or modify data in web pages and cookies.
The Microsoft .NET Framework is a managed code programming model for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Microsoft ASP.NET is a technology designed to allow programmers to create dynamic web sites and web applications.
A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in the .NET Framework 2.0. This vulnerability occurs due to improper validation of HTTP request values.
An attacker may be able to obtain sensitive data from a user of a web site running a vulnerable version of the .NET Framework. Depending on the nature of the web site, this data may include passwords, credit card numbers, and any arbitrary information provided by the user. Likewise, information stored in cookies could be stolen or corrupted.
Microsoft credits Jaswinder Hayre for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
|Date First Published:||2006-10-10|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-06-26 19:48 UTC|