Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-09-009
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Application: APC PowerChute Network Shutdown's Web Interface
Vendor URL: http://www.apc.com/
Bug: XSS/Response Splitting
Vendor Response: 20.10.2008
Vendor Reference: 081020-000796
Solution: Use Firewall
Date of Public Advisory: 26.02.2009
Author: Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsec [dot] ru)
Linked XSS and Response Splitting vulnerabilities found in APC PowerChute Network Shutdown's Web Interface.
1. Linked XSS Vulnerability found in script /security/applet vulnerable parameter - "referrer"
2. Response Splitting Vulnerability found in script contexthelp. vulnerable parameter - "page"
GET /contexthelp?page=Foobar?%0d%0aDSECRG_HEADER:testvalue HTTP/1.0
HTTP/1.0 302 Moved temporarily
Date: =D7=F2, 25 =F1=E5=ED 2008 10:47:42 GMT
Server: Acme.Serve/v1.7 of 13nov96
A low-risk web interface vulnerability has been discovered in the PowerChute Business Edition Shutdown Agent.
This issue is scheduled to be addressed in a release of the application.
While the severity of this vulnerability has been determined to be minimal,
it is recommended that user's continue to ensure the highest level of protection possible through the placement of PowerChute Business Edition behind a firewall.
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