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Vulnerability of SAP BusinessObjects Explorer: Cross Site Flashing of com_businessobjects_polestar_bootstrap.swf

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Flashing in com_businessobjects_polestar_bootstrap.swf of SAP BusinessObjects Explorer, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable systems: Business Objects.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/12/2013.
Revision date: 10/10/2014.
Références of this weakness: 1908647, DOC-8218, VIGILANCE-VUL-13904.

Description of the vulnerability 

The SAP BusinessObjects Explorer product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before transfering them to a Flash application.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Flashing in com_businessobjects_polestar_bootstrap.swf of SAP BusinessObjects Explorer, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Business Objects.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

SAP BusinessObjects Explorer: Note 1908647.
A SAP Note is available in information sources.
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