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LPS-43809 Various XSS Issues in Liferay Portal 6.2.0

Date

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:48:00 +0000

Title

LPS-43809 Various XSS Issues in Liferay Portal 6.2.0

Description

This fix groups several minor XSS issues discovered in Liferay Portal 6.2.0 in to a single CST patch. The following fixes are included:

  • LPS-43095 - XSS issue in DDL - ability to inject script into page links
  • LPS-43096 - XSS issue in Site Map - ability to inject script into page titles in Site Map
  • LPS-43152 - XSS in Recycle Bin - ability to inject script into page titles viewed by Recycle Bin
  • LPS-43154 - XSS in Polls - inject script into user profile and viewed by Polls
  • LPS-43299 - XSS in Wiki - ability to inject code into user profile and viewed in History tab in Wiki
  • LPS-43300 - XSS in staging - ability to inject code into user profile and viewed by admin on live site
  • LPS-43303 - XSS in Bookmark - ability to inject code into user profile and viewed in a Bookmark
  • LPS-43304 - XSS in Look and Feel - ability to inject code in Look and Feel dialogs
  • LPS-43307 - XSS problem when displaying search results for various portlets
  • LPS-43397 - XSS in staging when add event - ability to inject code into scheduled publish-to-live events
  • LPS-43398 - XSS in web content display - injecting code into article title and viewing print mode
  • LPS-43401 - XSS in scope - ability to inject code into page title when selecting scope for a portlet
  • LPS-43464 - XSS in Thread Priorities in Message Boards - ability to inject code into title of message board post's priority

Severity

Severity 2

Workaround

None

Issue Links

Note that some or all of these may not yet be accessible. The CST remains committed to full disclosure of all security issues once fully resolved.

Patching Instructions

See the Community Security Team Process page for details on working with source and binary patches.

Binary Patch Links

Note: The below links point to a download page which contains multiple binary patches with the following naming scheme: <Liferay-Version>-security-<patch-version>.zip. Be sure to use the latest patch for your Liferay release!

Note: Binary patches only apply to the release with which this issue is associated. Applying a binary patch to any other release will probably result in a broken install!

Source Patch Links

Note that source patches only apply to the release with which this issue is associated. Applying a source patch to any other release will probably result in a broken install! For Github URLs suffixed with .patch, removing this suffix will yield a graphical view of the patch

Credit

These issues were discovered and reported by Serena Song and Mark Jin