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Vulnerability title: Reflective XSS In Telligent Evolution

CVE: CVE-2014-1223
Vendor: Telligent
Product: Evolution
Affected version:
Fixed version:
Reported by: Jerzy Kramarz


It is possible for an attacker to inject JavaScript by manipulating the ‘msg’ parameter such that the JavaScript from the manipulated request is returned in the response. The following is an example URL that would trigger this behaviour:


The above URL would produce the following source code returned to the user:

<div class="CommonContentArea"> <div class="CommonContent"> <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="4" border="0"> <tr> <td><img src="/community/utility/spinner.gif" width="16" height="16" border="0"></td> <td>1238c696<script>alert(1)</script>35c38a5e263</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </p>


This vulnerability gives an attacker the ability to execute arbitrary JavaScript code in the context of the client session.


Exploit code is not required.

Vendor status:

11/12/2013 Advisory created
16/12/2013 Vendor contacted
27/12/2013 Vendor working on a fix
16/01/2014 Fix released
14/01/2014 CVE obtained
21/02/2014 Published

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