Release date: February 24, 2009
Vulnerability identifier: APSB09-02
CVE number: CVE-2009-0523, CVE-2009-0524
A specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack on RoboHelp installations.
RoboHelp 7, RoboHelp 6, RoboHelp Server 7 and RoboHelp Server 6
Adobe strongly recommends users update their Robohelp installations by applying both updates using the instructions below:
Update 1 (CVE-2009-0524)
Update 2 (RoboHelp Server 7 and RoboHelp Server 6 only ??? CVE-2009-0523)
Adobe categorizes this as an important issue and recommends affected users patch their installations.
A specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack against files generated by RoboHelp. This issue is remotely exploitable. (CVE-2009-0524)
A specially crafted URL could be used to create a cross-site scripting attack RoboHelp Server 7 and RoboHelp Server 6. An attacker would need to have access to the RoboHelp Help Errors log, or convince someone with access to the RoboHelp Help Errors log to click on a malicious URL, in order to execute the attack. This specific issue does not apply to RoboHelp 7 or RoboHelp 6 (non-Server releases). (CVE-2009-0523)
Adobe would like to thank Greg Patton of PropertyInfo Corporation (CVE-2009-0523) and Robert Fly of SalesForce.com (CVE-2009-0524) for reporting these vulnerabilities and for working with us to help protect our customers' security.
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