Insecure Third Party Domain Access

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Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 02/17/2009


Description

Occurs when an application contains content provided from a 3rd party resource that is delivered without any type of content scrub.

Environments Affected

  • Web servers
  • Application servers
  • Client Machines


Risk Factors

  • Allowing hosted content from an untrusted server into a trusted application: affecting the server, server environment, and client machine.
  • No confirmation of Third Party Controls.


Examples

This following example is a common method to insert third party hosted content into a trusted an application. If the hosting site is vulnerable to attack, all content delivered to an application would be vulnerable malicious changes.

<iframe src="http://site.com/share/Action.swf" width="720" height="420" 
marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="Auto" frameborder="0"></iframe>

Related Attacks

Cross-Site_Request_Forgery

Related Vulnerabilities

TBD

Related Controls

TBD

References