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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Sage Extension Vendors:
Sage Reader Extension Input Validation Hole Permits Script Injection Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017624
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0896   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 12 2007
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  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.3.10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Sage extension for Firefox. A remote user can inject arbitrary scripting code.

The software does not properly filter HTML code from RSS feeds before displaying the input. A remote user can create a specially crafted feed that, when loaded by a target user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser.

The original bug report is available at:

JPCERT reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary scripting code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.3.10).

The Sage advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 12 Feb 2007 08:52:25 -0500
Subject:  Sage Extension

> Sage 1.3.10 has been released. This is a maintenance release to address a security 
> issue.

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