Several XSS, Cross-domain Redirection and Frame Injection on Sun Java System Identity Manager

Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes

PR07-06, PR07-07, PR07-08, PR07-09, PR07-10, PR07-12: Several XSS, Cross-domain Redirection and Frame Injection on Sun Java System Identity Manager Vulnerability found: 11th June 2007 Vendor informed: 18th June 2007 Severity: Medium Product description: "Identity Manager allows customers to automate the process of creating, updating, and deleting user accounts across multiple IT systems. Collectively, this process is known as provisioning (e.g., creating, updating) and deprovisioning (e.g., deleting). For example, when a new employee joins a company, Identity Manager will automatically run a workflow retrieving the necessary approvals to grant the new employee access. Once these approvals are obtained, Identity Manager will automatically create user accounts allowing the new employee to do his or her job. This may include creating the user account for the new employee in the company's HR systems (PeopleSoft), giving him or her access to ERP applications (SAP) and/or creating an email account (Microsoft Exchange). If the employee changes roles in the company, Identity Manager will update the user account and provide access to the necessary resources required in that new role. When an employee leaves the company, Identity Manager automatically removes his or her user accounts to prevent access. By using Identity Manager, the entire provisioning and deprovisioning process can be automated--saving the customer both time and money." [1] Problem summary: The following issues have been found: - HTML injection via the "cntry" parameter - XSS via the "lang" parameter - XSS via the "resultsForm" parameter - XSS via the "activeControl" parameter - frame injection via the "helpUrl" - cross-domain redirects within the "nextPage" parameter Sun has confirmed the following products to be affected by these issues: Sun Java System Identity Manager 6.0, Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.0, Sun Java System Identity Manager 7.1 More information including proof of concepts can be found on: Consequences: - An attacker may be able to inject malicious HTML or scripting code in the browser of a user who clicks on a link to Sun Java System Identity Manager. This type of attack can result in non-persistent defacement of the target site, or the redirection of confidential information to unauthorised third parties. - An attacker may inject frames that embed third-party sites, which can help launching phishing attacks by injecting a frame that points to a "spoof" login page. Non-persistent defacement of the target site is also possible. - An attacker can redirect victim users to third-party sites after a successful logon. Such behaviour can help attackers perform phishing attacks. Fix: References: [1] articleId=271729 Credits: Jan Fry and Adrian Pastor of ProCheckUp Ltd (

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