Security bulletin: 2014-001

This bulletin has been assigned a CVE identifier of CVE-2014-2016
CVSS score 4.2
Released: March 11th, 2014

The following issue has been identified:

Synopsis

An XSS vulnerability was found.

State

  • Resolved in OXID eShop version 4.7.11/5.0.11. and OXID eShop version 4.8.4/5.1.4.
  • A fix for OXID eShop version 4.6.8 is available.
  • Please see the proposed workaround for older Versions of OXID eShop.

Impact

Under certain circumstances, an attacker can trick a user to enter a specially crafted URI or click on a mal-formed link to exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability that theoretically can be used to gain unauthorized access to a user account or collect sensitive information of this user.

No exploits are known as of today.

Affected products, releases and platforms

Products:

  • OXID eShop Enterprise Edition
  • OXID eShop Professional Edition
  • OXID eShop Community Edition

Releases:

  • All previous releases

Platforms:

  • All releases are affected on all platforms.

Resolution

The issue has been addressed in the following patch releases (estimated on FEB 25th):

  • OXID eShop Professional Edition version 4.7.11 and 4.8.4
  • OXID eShop Enterprise Edition version 5.0.11 and 5.1.4
  • OXID eShop Community Edition version 4.7.11 and 4.8.4

and as a fix for the following versions:

  • OXID eShop Professional Edition version 4.6.8
  • OXID eShop Enterprise Edition version 4.6.8
  • OXID eShop Community Edition version 4.6.8

Bug tracker entry: https://bugs.oxid-esales.com/view.php?id=5611

Workaround

1. Please find the public function getTag() around line 1019 in application/controllers/details.php (views/details.php in former versions).

Replace the line

with

2. and the public function getTag() around line 252 in application/controllers/tag.php (views/tag.php in former versions).

Replace the line

with

Credits

Many thanks to Heiko Frenzel for the hint!

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