Microsoft AFKAR Website Service - Cross Site Vulnerabilities
MSRC ID: 12328nj
Afkar is an Arabic word that means “ideas”. Microsoft Afkar gives Arabic users from all over the world the chance to
with cool new tools and ideas coming out of Cairo Microsoft Innovation Lab.
(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://afkar.microsoft.com )
A Vulnerability Laboratory Researcher discovered multiple non-persistent Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities on
Microsofts Afkar Website.
2012-03-24: Vendor Notification
2012-03-26: Vendor Response/Feedback
2012-04-08: Vendor Fix/Patch
2012-04-14: Public or Non-Public Disclosure
Multiple client side cross site scripting vulnerabilities are detected on Microsofts Afkar Service Website.
The vulnerability allows an attacker (remote) to hijack customer/moderator/admin sessions with medium required user
action. Successful exploitation can result in account steal or client side context manipulation when processing
Proof of Concept:
The vulnerabilities cna be exploited by remote attacker with medium required user inter aciton. For demonstration or
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The security risk of the non persistent cross site scripting vulnerabilities are estimated as low(+).
Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Mohd. Shadab Siddiqui (gr4yf0x)
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