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From "Rene Gielen (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (WW-4507) Struts 2 XSS vulnerability with <s:textfield>
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2016 19:16:18 GMT

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Rene Gielen commented on WW-4507:
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[~lukaszlenart] done, sorra for not resolving the issue

> Struts 2 XSS vulnerability with <s:textfield>
> ---------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: WW-4507
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-4507
>             Project: Struts 2
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 2.3.16.3
>         Environment: Operating System:  Windows 7.  Application Server:  JBoss-4.2.1.GA.
 Java: jdk1.5.0.11.  Developloment Framework:  Struts 2.3.16.3.  Browser:  FireFox 38.0.1
>            Reporter: brian neisen
>            Assignee: Rene Gielen
>              Labels: struts2, vulnerability, xss
>             Fix For: 2.3.25, 2.5
>
>
> WhiteHat Security (whitehatsec.com) has found an xss vulnerability with the <s:textfield>
tag.   When loading a url in a browser with some param name, in this case "myinput", and the
jsp being loaded has the tag <s:textfield name="myinput" id="myinput"></s:textfield>,
an alert message is popped open in the browser- which is WhiteHat's method of showing the
vulnerability.  Example url is: [http://localhost:8080/sample.action?myinput=%fc%80%80%80%80%a2%fc%80%80%80%80%bE%FC%80%80%80%80%BC%FC%80%80%80%81%B7%FC%80%80%80%81%A8%FC%80%80%80%81%B3%FC%80%80%80%81%A3%FC%80%80%80%81%A8%FC%80%80%80%81%A5%FC%80%80%80%81%A3%FC%80%80%80%81%AB%FC%80%80%80%80%BE%fc%80%80%80%80%bCscript%fc%80%80%80%80%bEalert%fc%80%80%80%80%a81%fc%80%80%80%80%a9%fc%80%80%80%80%bC%fc%80%80%80%80%aFscript%fc%80%80%80%80%bE]



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