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Stored Cross-site Scripting ('XSS') in Airvana HubBub C1-600-RT Femtocell



   Advisory ID: NEOCAN-2013-002
Advisory Title: Stored XSS ('cross-site scripting') in Airvana HubBub C1-600-RT router
        Author: Scott Behrens / Scott.Behrens@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Release Date: 02/27/2013
        Vendor: Airvana
   Application: Airrave 2.5 router administration page
      Platform: Web Application
      Severity: Medium
 Vendor status: No response from vendor
    CVE Number: CVE-2013-2270
     Reference: 004


Overview:

A stored cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in the Airrave 2.5 router.  An attacker that exploits this attack may use it to execute malicious JavaScript against a victim or trigger a browser exploit.  The attack requires 

that the victim is authenticated to the device.  


Vendor Response:

Vendor was contacted first via email on January 17th, 2013.  Researcher did not receive a response when using the 'online form' which was the only publically available email on the company?s website.

Vendor was then contacted via telephone on the following dates: January 25th, February 7th, February 12th. A 'support  operator' filed the ticket and informed the researcher a technician would call them back.  No technician ever followed 

up to the calls. 



Recommendation:

Ensure data controlled input is html encoded or escaped.  Perform content filtering on user control data for special characters or symbols.



Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Information:

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the following names to these issues:

CVE-2013-2270

These are candidates for inclusion in the CVE list (http://cve.mitre.org), which standardizes names for security problems.


Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) Information:

CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html



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