Liferay Portal contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the handling of the User-Agent HTTP header, which can allow a remote, authenticated attacker to inject content into "Forgot Password" emails.
Liferay Portal is an enterprise portal solution that uses Java technologies. The "Forgot Password" feature of Liferay Portal fails to properly sanitize the User-Agent field supplied in HTTP headers. This can allow a remote, authenticated attacker to inject content into the email that is generated by the "Forgot Password" feature.
A remote, authenticated attacker may be able to inject content into the email messages generated by the "Forgot Password" feature.
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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-4737.
Thanks to Tomasz Kuczynski for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2008-01-31|
|Date Last Updated:||2008-01-31 19:39 UTC|