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[Full-disclosure] CVE-2013-5966 - XSS in ZK Framework

From: Stephan Rickauer (stephan.rickauercsnc.ch)
Date: Fri Nov 15 2013 - 01:35:41 CST


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# CVE ID : CVE-2013-5966
# CSNC ID: CSNC-2013-023
# Product: ZK Framework
# Vendor: Potix Corporation
# Subject: Cross-site Scripting - XSS
# Risk: High
# Effect: Remotely exploitable
# Author: Stephan Rickauer (stephan.rickauercsnc.ch)
# Date: November 15th 2013
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Introduction:
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Compass Security AG discovered a security flaws in the ZK
Java Framework.

Vulnerable:
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- ZK Framework versions prior version 5.0.13

Patches:
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Version 5.0.13 has this issue fixed.

Description:
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The ZK Framework does not properly encode output of user data
in certain places. Exploiting this vulnerability leads to so-called
cross-site scripting (XSS) and allows execution of JavaScript code in
the context of the user's session, e.g. to impersonate logged-in ZK
Framework users.

Milestones:
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2013-09-11 Vulnerability discovered
2013-09-27 Acknowledgement of vulnerability by vendor
2013-09-27 Release of ZK patch
2013-09-30 CVE-ID requested and assigned by MITRE
2013-10-08 Public availability of patched ZK release 5.0.13
2013-11-15 Public release of this advisory

References:
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http://www.zkoss.org/product/zk
https://github.com/zkoss/zk/blob/v5.0.13/zkdoc/release-note
ZK internal identifier: ZK-1961

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