Clickjacking issue (Doc ID 1937055.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing - Version 2.4.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Clickjacking, also known as a "UI redress attack", is when an attacker uses multiple transparent or opaque layers to trick a user into clicking on a button or link on another page when they were intending to click on the top level page.

Thus, the attacker is "hijacking" clicks meant for their page and routing them to another page, most likely owned by another application, domain, or both.
Using a similar technique, keystrokes can also be hijacked. With a carefully crafted combination of style sheets, iframes, and text boxes, a user can be led to believe they are typing in the password to their email or bank account, but are instead typing into an invisible frame controlled by the attacker.

How can this be avoided in CC&B?
 

Solution

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