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Date: Mon May 12 2008 - 16:29:57 CDT
[MajorSecurity Advisory #52]ActualAnalyzer family - Cross Site Scripting Issues
Product: Actual Analyzer
Discovered by: David Vieira-Kurz
ActualAnalyzer Server 8.37 and prior
ActualAnalyzer Gold 7.74 and prior
ActualAnalyzer Pro 6.95 and prior
Actual Analyzer Lite 2.78 and prior
ActualAnalyzer is a powerful statistics-gathering and analysis tool for monitoring web site traffic.
It is equally effective for sites with low and high volumes of traffic
and provides a wealth of comparative and analytical information.
Cross Site Scripting:
Input passed directly to the "language" parameter in "view.php" 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.
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
You should work with "htmlspecialchars()" or "htmlentities()" php-function to ensure that html tags
$pass = htmlentities($_POST['pass']);
$test = htmlspecialchars($_GET('test'));
05.05.2008 discovery of the vulnerabilities
05.05.2008 additional tests with other versions
07.05.2008 contacted the vendor
12.05.2008 advisory is written
13.05.2008 advisory released
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