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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Sametime Vendors:   IBM
Lotus Sametime Input Validation Hole in Chat Client Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019224
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0354   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 23 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jan 16 2008
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): 7.5, 7.5.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sametime. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The Sametime Chat client not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's client via the mouse-over action. The code will run in the security context of the chat client. As a result, the code will be able to take actions on the client acting as the target user.

Secunia reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can take actions on the client acting as the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (8.0).

A patch is available for 7.5.1 Cumulative Fix 1.

An updated version for version 7.5.x is planned.

The IBM advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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