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eFront Educational v3.6.11 - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities



Title:
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eFront Educational v3.6.11 - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities


Date:
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2012-08-03


References:
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=666


VL-ID:
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666


Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
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3.5


Introduction:
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Tailored with larger organizations in mind, eFront Educational offers solutions for the management of companies most 
valued asset - the people. Based on a coherent approach to human capital management which keeps the workforce actively 
engaged, the eFront Educational platform offers the means of aligning learning programs with business goals to cultivate 
employee skills and knowledge associated with business performance. eFront Enterprise builds on top of eFront Educational.

(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://efrontlearning.net/product/ )


Abstract:
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A Vulnerability Laboratory Researcher of the Vulnerability Laboratory Team discovered multiple web vulnerabilties in eFront v3.6.11 Educational.


Report-Timeline:
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2011-08-03:	Public Disclosure


Status:
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Published


Affected Products:
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eFront
Product: Educational v3.6.11


Exploitation-Technique:
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Remote


Severity:
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High


Details:
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Multiple persistent input validation vulnerabilities are detected in the eFront Educational v3.6.11 Content Management System.
The vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to implement/inject malicious script code on the application side (persistent).
The first vulnerability is located in the profile module with the bound vulnerable firstname & lastname parameters. The bug 
allows a low privileged student account to exploit higher privileged trainer or administrator user accounts via registration.
Exploitation of the first vulnerability requires low privileged student elearning application user account.
The secound vulnerability is located in the Messages - New Folder Name module with the bound vulnerable folder listing.
Exploitation of the secound vulnerability requires low privileged student user account & is only local exploitable.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities can lead to persistent session hijacking (manager/admin) or stable 
(persistent) context manipulation. 


Vulnerable Module(s):
				[+] Profile - User (Administrator User Listing)
				[+] Messages


Vulnerable Parameters(s):
				[+] Firstname & Lastname
				[+] Foldername


Proof of Concept:
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The persistent input validation vulnerabilities can be exploited by remote attacker with a privileged student account.
For demonstration or reproduce ...


Review: Administrator - User Listing (Firstname & Lastname)

<tr id="row_student" class="oddRowColor ">
<td><a href="http://efront.127.0.0.1:137/educational/www/administrator.php?ctg=personal&user=student"; 
class="editLink"><span id="column_student">"><iframe src="administrator.php-[PERSISTENT INJECTED SCRIPT CODE!])' <="" 
d.="" (student)<="" span=""></a></td>

Affected URL(s):
http://efront.127.0.0.1:137/educational/www/student.php?ctg=personal&user=student&op=profile
http://efront.127.0.0.1:137/educational/www/administrator.php?ctg=users
http://efront.127.0.0.1:137/educational/www/administrator.php?ctg=personal&user=student&op=profile


Review: Messages - Add New Folder Name - Listing

<td>
<span class="counter">4.</span>
<a href="http://efront.127.0.0.1:137/educational/www/student.php?ctg=messages&;
folder=10">"><iframe src="student-[PERSISTENT INJECTED SCRIPT CODE!])' < (0="" messages,="" 0kb)<="" a="">
</td>
<td>


Risk:
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The security risk of the persistent web vulnerabilities are estimated as high(-).


Credits:
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Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team]  -    Benjamin Kunz Mejri (bkm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)


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