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Kent Web Access Report Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability


Secunia ID

SA51476

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-5176

Release Date

06 Dec 2012

Criticality

Less Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Software

Kent Web Access Report 5.x

Where

From remote

Impact
Cross-Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities allow a third party to manipulate the content or behaviour of a web application in a user's browser, without compromising the underlying system.

Different Cross-Site Scripting related vulnerabilities are also classified under this category, including "script insertion" and "cross-site request forgery".

Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities are often used against specific users of a website to steal their credentials or to conduct spoofing attacks.

Description

A vulnerability has been reported in Kent Web Access Report, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Certain unspecified input is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 5.0.2 and prior.

Solution

Update to version 5.1.

Reported by

JVN credits Masahiro Yamada.

Original Advisory

JVN:
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/en/contents/2012/JVNDB-2012-000107.html
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN23563149/index.html

Kent Web:
http://www.kent-web.com/data/report.html