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Yealink VOIP Phone Persistent Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability [CVE-2012-1417]
From: Narendra Shinde <nshinde () securview com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 02:34:02 -0400


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Secur-I Research Group Security Advisory [ SV-2012-005]
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Title: Yealink VOIP Phone Persistent Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Product: Yealink Easy VOIP Phone
Homepage: http://www.yealink.com/
Impact: Medium
Authentication: Required
CVE: CVE-2012-1417
Vulnerability ID: SV-2012-005
Found: 2012-02-21
Author: Narendra Shinde
             Secur-I Research Group
             http://securview.com/
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Vendor description:
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Yealink is the professional designer and manufacturer of IP Phone and IP Video Phone for the world-wide broadband 
telephony market. For more than ten years, Yealink has focused on VoIP products characterized by high cost-performance, 
easy deployment and affordable price.
Source:  http://www.yealink.com/index.php/Company/


Vulnerability Information:
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1) Multiple Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Information:
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Class: Improper Neutralization of Input during Web Page Generation  ('Cross-site Scripting') [CWE-79]
Impact: Insertion and Execution of malicious scripts in user browser
Remotely Exploitable: Yes
Authentication Required: Yes
User interaction Required : Yes

Vulnerability overview/description:
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Yealink Easy Voip phone  is prone to multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities as the user-supplied input received 
via certain  parameters is not properly sanitized. This can be exploited by submitting specially crafted input to the 
affected software.  Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code within the user's 
browser session in the security context of the targeted site. The attacker could redirect user to malicious site, gain 
access to user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the targeted site, access recently 
submitted data by the target user via web forms, or take actions on the site masquerading as the target user.

Description:

While adding contact information on Contacts page , user input is not properly sanitized.
The "name" field in  Local Phone book and Blacklist form is vulnerable to script injection attacks.

Exploitation:
- Login using normal user (Default is user:user)
- Visit Contacts page at http://x.x.x.x/cgi-bin/ConfigManApp.com?Id=9
- Insert "><img src=0 onerror=alert(/xss/) />

Device use common contact page for normal user and Admin user.Therefore any malicious input from user account on 
Contact page direclty affects admin user.


Workaround:
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- Filter all unnecessary special characters from user input
- Use character escaping and encoding
- For more details please refer:
  https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross- Site_Request_Forgery_%28CSRF%29_Prevention_Cheat_Sheet

Timeline:
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Vulnerability Found : 2012-02-21
Reported to Vendor : 2012-02-23
Response from vendor support : 2012-02-27 (Contact the distributor in area not the vendor)

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