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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Revive Adserver

Advisory ID:HTB23242
Product:Revive Adserver
Vulnerable Versions:3.0.5 and probably prior
Tested Version:3.0.5
Advisory Publication:November 12, 2014 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:November 12, 2014
Vendor Fix:December 17, 2014
Public Disclosure:December 17, 2014
Latest Update:December 17, 2014
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference:CVE-2014-8793
Risk Level:Low
CVSSv2 Base Score:2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered an XSS vulnerability in Revive Adserver (formerly known as OpenX Source), which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks against authenticated users and administrators of the vulnerable application leading to total compromise of the Ads platform.

The vulnerability allows to steal cookies, sessions and credentials stored in the browser, as well as to perform more complicated attacks such as phishing and drive-by attacks.

1) Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Revive Adserver: CVE-2014-8793

1.1 Input passed via the "refresh_page" HTTP GET parameter to "/www/admin/report-generate.php" script is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. A remote attacker can trick a logged-in user or administrator to open a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in browser in context of the vulnerable website.

The exploitation example below will show a pop-up window with "ImmuniWeb" word inside after user clicks on the following link:

http://[host]/www/admin/report-generate.php?submit_type=change&refresh_page= %3C/script%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%28%27ImmuniWeb%27%29;%3C/script%3E

The registration is not available, only website administrator can add new users.

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Update to the most recent 3.1.0 or 3.0.6 versions of Revive Adserver.

More Information:

[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23242 - - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Revive Adserver.
[2] Revive Adserver - - The Free Open Source Ad Server formerly known as OpenX Source.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
[5] ImmuniWeb® - Leveraging the power of machine-learning and genius of human brain to deliver the most advanced web application security and penetration testing.
[6] ImmuniWeb® SSLScan - Test your servers for security and compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and NIST.
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