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[PT-2011-05] Cross-Site Scripting in Koha Library Software



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     (PT-2011-05) Positive Technologies Security Advisory

        Cross-Site Scripting in Koha Library Software

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---[ Vulnerable software ]

	Koha Library Software
	version 3.2.9 and earlier
	3.4.1 and earlier

	Application link:
	http://koha-community.org/

---[ Severity level ]

	Severity level:	Medium
	Impact: Cross-Site Scripting
	Attack vector: Remote

	CVSS v2:
		Base Score: 4.3
		Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

	CVE: not assigned


---[ Software description ]

Koha Library Software ? library automation system.


---[ Vulnerability description ]

Positive Research Center detects XSS in Koha Library Software.
Application insufficiently verifies incoming data from users in the following scripts:

opac-downloadcart.pl
opac-addbybiblionumber.pl
opac-downloadshelf.pl
opac-review.pl
opac-sendshelf.pl
opac-serial-issues.pl

An attacker can use the vulnerabilty to inject and execute arbitrary HTML code and scripts in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server.


---[ How to fix ]

Update your software up to the latest version.
http://koha-community.org/koha-3-4-2/


---[ Advisory status ]

31.05.2011 - Vendor is notified
15.06.2011 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
19.06.2011 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
06.07.2011 - Public disclosure


---[ Credits ]

The vulnerability was detected by Yuri Goltsev, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


---[ References ]

http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2011-05

Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research Center:

http://www.ptsecurity.com/advisory1.aspx
http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/


---[ About Positive Technologies ]

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