Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability found on ZCC page

  • 7012502
  • 28-May-2013
  • 16-Jan-2014


Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2 ZENworks Control Center - ZCC


Cross-site Scripting vulnerabilities found as a result of a security scan


This is fixed in version 11.2.4 - see KB 7012027 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.4 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at

For ZCM 11.2.3a: Workaround - if it is not possible to upgrade to ZCM 11.2.4 at this time, Novell has made a Patch available for testing, as part of a Monthly patch update: it can be obtained at as "ZCM 11.2.3a Monthly Update 1 - see TID 7012025". This update should only be applied if the symptoms above are being experienced, and are causing problems.

Please report any problems encountered when using this Patch, by using the feedback link on this TID.

The issue is fixed in njwc.jar by checking the onload event for all the tags and ignore those vulnerability issues by not executing the event for all tags.


Vulnerability issues for the frame tag onload event was not handled the case of onload event, if user passes any vulnerable data, it will be executed.


Security Alert

Additional Information

Cross-site Scripting vulnerabilities allow malicious scripts to execute in the context of a trusted session with a web site. The SmartAttack alters the inputs to the web application to send benign versions of such malicious scripts, and detects the actual execution or unfiltered reflection of such scripts.

Assigned  CVE-2013-1097