Vulnerability CVE-2008-4918


Published: 2008-11-04   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SonicWALL SonicOS Enhanced before 4.0.1.1, as used in SonicWALL Pro 2040 and TZ 180 and 190, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML into arbitrary web sites via a URL to a site that is blocked based on content filtering, which is not properly handled in the CFS block page, aka "universal website hijacking."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Universal Website Hijacking by Exploiting Firewall Content Filtering Features + SonicWALL firewalls 0day
Adrian P
06.11.2008

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Sonicwall -> Sonicos 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4556
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/new-technique-to-perform-universal-website-hijacking/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497948/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497958/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497968/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497989/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498043/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498073/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31998
http://www.sonicwall.com/downloads/SonicOS_Enhanced_4.0.1.1_Release_Notes.pdf
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2970
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-070
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-070/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46232

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