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[ISecAuditors Security Advisories] Facebook HTML and Script code injection vulnerability
From: ISecAuditors Security Advisories <advisories () isecauditors com>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 10:10:55 +0100

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INTERNET SECURITY AUDITORS ALERT 2010-001
- Original release date: January 8th, 2010
- Last revised: February 3rd, 2010
- Discovered by: Juan Galiana Lara
- Severity: 6.3/10 (CVSS Base Score)
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I. VULNERABILITY
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Facebook HTML and Script code injection vulnerability

II. BACKGROUND
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Facebook is a social networking website that is operated and privately
owned by Facebook, Inc. Users can add friends and send them messages,
and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves.
Additionally, users can join networks organized by city, workplace,
school, and region. The website's name stems from the colloquial name
of books given at the start of the academic year by university
administrations with the intention of helping students to get to know
each other better.

III. DESCRIPTION
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The mobile interface of Facebook social network is affected by
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability due variable "q" is not properly
sanitized in http://m.facebook.com/friends.php.

An attacker can inject HTML or script code in the context of victim's
browser, so can perform XSS attacks, and steal cookies of a targeted user.

IV. PROOF OF CONCEPT
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http://m.facebook.com/friends.php?q=%3Cscript%3Ealert(%22XSS%22)%3B%3C%2Fscript%3E

V. BUSINESS IMPACT
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An attacker can execute arbitrary HTML or script code in a targeted
user's browser, this can leverage to steal user targeted cookies.

VI. SYSTEMS AFFECTED
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Facebook

VII. SOLUTION
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Corrected

VIII. REFERENCES
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http://www.facebook.com
http://www.isecauditors.com
http://juangaliana.blogspot.com

IX. CREDITS
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This vulnerability has been discovered
by Juan Galiana Lara (jgaliana (at) isecauditors (dot) com).

X. REVISION HISTORY
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January    8, 2010: Initial release.
February   3, 2010: Last revision.

XI. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
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January    2, 2010: Discovered by Internet Security Auditors.
January    9, 2010: Vendor contacted including PoC. No response.
January   11, 2010: Second contact. No response.
January   19, 2010: Third contact. No response.
January   20, 2010: Vulnerability corrected without any
                    kind of contact.
January   31, 2010: Response from Facebook Security member
                    requiring info.
February   3, 2010: Sent to lists for public interest.

XII. LEGAL NOTICES
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The information contained within this advisory is supplied "as-is"
with no warranties or guarantees of fitness of use or otherwise.
Internet Security Auditors accepts no responsibility for any damage
caused by the use or misuse of this information.

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