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Owl <=0.95, CVE-2008-3100 XSS



Cross Site Scripting (XSS) in Owl <=0.95, CVE-2008-3100
Cross Site Scripting (XSS) in Owl <=0.95, CVE-2008-3100



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Cross Site Scripting (XSS) in Owl <=0.95, CVE-2008-3100

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3100 
http://owl.sourceforge.net/ 
http://www.datensalat.eu/~fabian/cve/CVE-2008-3100-Owl.html 


Description:
Owl is a multi user document repository (knowledgebase) system for
publishing files/documents onto the web. The application is vulnerable
to simple Cross Site Scripting, which can be used for several isues

Example:
Assuming Owl is installed on http://localhost/Owl/, one can inject 
JavaScript with:
 

Workaround/Fix:
Replace your owl.lib.php with the version from
http://owl.cvs.sourceforge.net/*checkout*/owl/owl-0.90/lib/owl.lib.php 

Disclosure Timeline:
2008-07-27 Vendor contacted
2008-07-28 Vendor: fixed issue in cvs / no need for new stable release
2008-07-28 Advisory published

CVE Information:
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the
name CVE-2008-3100 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in
the CVE list (http://cve.mitre.org/), which standardizes names for 
security problems. 

Credits and copyright:
This vulnerability was discovered by Fabian Fingerle (published with
help from Hanno Boeck (http://www.hboeck.de)). It's licensed under the 
creative commons attribution license 3.0.

Fabian Fingerle, 2008-07-28, http://www.fabian-fingerle.de 

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