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Netsparker identifies a High Risk XSS Web Vulnerability in Popular Redmine

Information
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Name :  XSS vulnerability in Redmine
Software :  all Redmine versions from 1.0.1 to 1.1.1
Vendor Homepage :  http://www.redmine.org
Vulnerability Type :  Cross-Site Scripting
Severity :  High
Researcher :  Mesut Timur <mesut [at] mavitunasecurity [dot] com>
Advisory Reference :  NS-11-004

Description
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Redmine is a flexible project management web application written using Ruby on Rails framework.

Details
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Redmine is affected by a XSS vulnerability in versions from 1.0.1 to 1.1.1.
Example PoC url is as follows :


You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities from here : /crosssite-scripting-xss/

Solution
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Upgrade to the latest Redmine version (1.1.2).

Credits
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It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web Application Security Scanner - /netsparker/.

References
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1. Vendor URL: http://www.redmine.org/news/53
2. MSL Advisory Link : /XSS-vulnerability-in-Redmine/
3. Netsparker Advisories : /netsparker-advisories/

About Netsparker
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Netsparker® can find and report security issues such as SQL Injection and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all web applications regardless of the platform and the technology they are built on. Netsparker's unique detection and exploitation techniques allows it to be dead accurate in reporting hence it's the first and the only False Positive Free web application security scanner.

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