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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   RoboHelp Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe RoboHelp Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025909
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025909
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2133   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 10 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.x, 9.0.1.232 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe RoboHelp. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by a target user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the RoboHelp software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

RoboHelp 9 version 9.0.1.262 is not affected.

Roberto Suggi Liverani of Security-Assessment.com reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the RoboHelp software, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a hotfix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-23.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-23.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 10 Aug 2011 01:53:42 +0000
Subject:  Adobe RoboHelp


http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-23.html

CVE-2011-2133
 
 


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