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CVE-2014-2843 - "Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)" (CWE-79) vulnerability in "infoware MapSuite"



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CVE-2014-2843
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"Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)" (CWE-79) vulnerability in "infoware MapSuite"


Vendor
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infoware GmbH


Product
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MapSuite


Affected versions
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This vulnerability affects versions of MapSuite MapAPI prior to 1.0.36 and 1.1.49


Fixed versions
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MapSuite MapAPI 1.0.36 and 1.1.49 
Both patches are available since 2014-03-26.


Reported by
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This issue was reported to the vendor by Christian Schneider (@cschneider4711) 
following a responsible disclosure process.


Severity
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Medium


Exploitability
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No authentication required


Description
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Using a specially crafted URL to access the MapAPI it is possible to execute Reflected 
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. This enables attackers to impersonate victim users 
(in context of the origin exposing the MapAPI) when logged-in victims are accessing 
attacker supplied links. 


Proof of concept
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Due to the responsible disclosure process chosen and to not harm unpatched systems, 
no concrete exploit code will be presented in this advisory.


Migration
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MapSuite MapAPI 1.0.x users should upgrade to 1.0.36 or later as soon as possible.
MapSuite MapAPI 1.1.x users should upgrade to 1.1.49 or later as soon as possible.


See also
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n/a


Timeline
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2014-03-14        Vulnerability discovered
2014-03-14        Vulnerability responsibly reported to vendor
2014-03-21        Reply from vendor acknowledging report
2014-03-26        Reply from vendor with updated patch (version 1.0.36 and 1.1.49)
meanwhile         Verification of the patch by reporting researcher + vendor informed customers
2014-06-01        Advisory published in coordination with vendor via BugTraq


References
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http://www.christian-schneider.net/advisories/CVE-2014-2843.txt



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