Secunia Research: NetworkActiv Web Server Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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                     Secunia Research 04/08/2005

   - NetworkActiv Web Server Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

NetworkActiv Web Server versions 1.0, 2.0.0.6, 3.0.1.1, and 3.5.13.

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Less critical
Impact: Cross-Site Scripting
Where:  Remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"NetworkActiv Web Server was designed from scratch and is not based on
any previously existing web servers or programs. Many web servers are
difficult to configure and can easily take up hours of time in doing
so. With an intuitive and to-the-point graphical user interface,
NetworkActiv Web Server can be set up in a matter of minutes, even by
the beginner."

Product Link:
http://www.networkactiv.com/WebServer.html

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in NetworkActiv Web
Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed as a parameter is not properly sanitised before being
returned to users. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML
and script code in a user's browser session in context of a
vulnerable site.

Example:
http://[host]?">[code]

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5) Solution 

Update to version 3.5.14 or later.

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6) Time Table 

04/08/2005 - Vendor notified.
04/08/2005 - Vendor response and vulnerability fixed.
04/08/2005 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has not
currently assigned a candidate number for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia 

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2005-31/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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