Vulnerability Note VU#732449

Liferay Portal User Profile Greeting stored XSS

Original Release date: 31 Jan 2008 | Last revised: 31 Jan 2008


Liferay Portal fails to properly validate the User Profile "Greeting" value, which can allow script to execute when a user logs into the portal.


Liferay Portal is an enterprise portal solution that uses Java technologies. The User Profile "Greeting" value of Liferay Portal fails to properly sanitize input.


An authenticated user may be able to inject script into the "Greeting" for the portal.


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This issue is addressed in Liferay versions 4.4.0 and 4.3.7, as specified in Liferay support document LEP-4738.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Liferay, Inc.Affected-31 Jan 2008
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Thanks to Tomasz Kuczynski for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2008-0180
  • Date Public: 10 Jan 2008
  • Date First Published: 31 Jan 2008
  • Date Last Updated: 31 Jan 2008
  • Severity Metric: 0.11
  • Document Revision: 1


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