PT-2012-26: Remote JS Code Execution in qutIM
Version: 0.3 and earlier
Severity level: Medium
Impact: JS Code Execution
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 5.4
CVE: not assigned
qutIM is a free open source multiprotocol (ICQ, Jabber, Mail.Ru, IRC, VKontakte) IM client for Windows, Linux, MacOS X, OS/2, Symbian, Maemo/MeeGo, Solaris and *BSD.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected "Unauthorized Remote JS Code Execution" vulnerability in qutIM.
The vulnerability allows an attacker to send a specially crafted massage with JS code, and will potentially be executed on the recipient’s side.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version
14.08.2012 - Vendor is notified
14.08.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
23.09.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
08.10.2013 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Mikhail Firstov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
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