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From "Sergey Beryozkin (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CXF-6216) No output sanitizing in FormattedServiceListWriter
Date Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:14:35 GMT

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Sergey Beryozkin commented on CXF-6216:
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Can you explain how the CXF code above can be exploited. The fact that it can be expploied
in principle is not a good enough reason for keeping this JIRA open. The code you quoted uses
a property calculated from a request URI and the local relative endpoint address. The class
of the span attribute is value. No user provided data is included. Where is the space for
the attack ? Can you be concrete please ?
Thanks

> No output sanitizing in FormattedServiceListWriter 
> ---------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CXF-6216
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CXF-6216
>             Project: CXF
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Core
>    Affects Versions: 3.0.1
>            Reporter: Donald Kwakkel
>
> No output sanitizing is done, which makes the code vulnerable for injection. I do not
have a specific use case, but it is good habit to do. Maybe you can use the OWASP Sanitizer:
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Java_HTML_Sanitizer_Project
> One example from the file: 
>         writer.write("<span class=\"field\">Endpoint address:</span> " +
"<span class=\"value\">"
>                      + absoluteURL + "</span>");



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