ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Sunday, 16 March 2008

Yogesh Kulkarni has discovered a vulnerability in ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed via the "searchText" parameter to is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 7.0.0 Build 7011 on Windows. Other versions may also be affected.

Filter malicious characters and character sequences in a web proxy.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Yogesh Kulkarni

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