Liferay Portal upload_progress_poller.jsp XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a Java application affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Liferay Portal hosted on the remote web server fails
to properly sanitize input to the 'uploadProgressId' parameter of the
'upload_progress_poller.jsp' script.

An attacker can leverage this issue by enticing a user to follow a
malicious URL, causing attacker-specified script code to run inside
the user's browser in the context of the affected site. Information
harvested this way may aid in launching further attacks.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522726
http://www.nessus.org/u?30b86db5

Solution :

Update to the newest version in Git or to 6.2.0 when it becomes
available.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 59360 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53546

CVE ID: