Layton Helpbox 4.4.0 Embedded Cross-Site Scripting by Joseph Sheridan
Layton Technologies Helpbox product version 4.4.0 is vulnerable to an embedded cross-site scripting vulnerability.
- CVE number: CVE-2012-4972
- Impact: Medium
- Vendor homepage: http://www.laytontechnology.com
- Vendor notified: 10/09/2012
- Vendor response: This product has been replaced by 'ServiceDesk' but fixes may be available with valid support contracts.
- Credit: Joseph Sheridan of ReactionIS
The following pages and parameters were found to be vulnerable:
writesolutionuser.asp (POST params:sys_solution_id, sys_requesttype_id, sys_problem_desc,sys_solution_desc, sys_problemsummary, usr_Action_testing, usr_Escalation, usr_Additional_Resources)
An attacker may be able to steal session cookies, elevate privileges, attempt to install software or redirect victims to malicious sites.
Layton advise upgrading to their newer 'ServiceDesk' product. However, if you have an active support contract, Layton may be able to provide fixes for you.
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