Mambo Site Server mos_change_template XSS

2005-02-07T00:00:00
ID MAMBO_XSS3.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2019-11-02T00:00:00

Description

An attacker may use the installed version of Mambo Site Server to perform a cross-site scripting attack on this host because of its failure to sanitize input to the

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
 script_id(16316);
 script_version("1.19");
 script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/15 20:50:20");

 script_cve_id("CVE-2004-1825");
 script_bugtraq_id(9890);

 script_name(english:"Mambo Site Server mos_change_template XSS");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to cross-
site scripting attacks." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"An attacker may use the installed version of Mambo Site Server to
perform a cross-site scripting attack on this host because of its
failure to sanitize input to the 'return' and 'mos_change_template'
parameters of the 'index.php' script." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00032-03152004" );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2004/Mar/147" );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Upgrade at least to version 4.5 (1.0.4)." );
 script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
 script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No exploit is required");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");
 script_cwe_id(20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990);

 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value: "2005/02/07");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value: "2004/03/16");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"remote");
 script_end_attributes();

 script_summary(english:"Determine if Mambo Site Server is vulnerable to xss attack");
 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
 script_family(english:"CGI abuses : XSS");
 script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
 script_dependencies("mambo_detect.nasl", "cross_site_scripting.nasl");
 script_exclude_keys("Settings/disable_cgi_scanning");
 script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
 script_require_keys("www/mambo_mos");
 exit(0);
}

include("global_settings.inc");
include("http_func.inc");
include("http_keepalive.inc");

port = get_http_port(default:80);
if(!get_port_state(port))exit(0);
if(get_kb_item(string("www/", port, "/generic_xss"))) exit(0);
if(!can_host_php(port:port)) exit(0);


# Test an install.
install = get_kb_item(string("www/", port, "/mambo_mos"));
if (isnull(install)) exit(0);
matches = eregmatch(string:install, pattern:"^(.+) under (/.*)$");
if (!isnull(matches)) {
 dir = matches[2];

 url = string(dir, "/index.php?mos_change_template=<script>foo</script>");
 req = http_get(item:url, port:port);
 buf = http_keepalive_send_recv(port:port, data:req, bodyonly:1);
 if( buf == NULL ) exit(0);
 
 if ( '<form action="/index.php?mos_change_template=<script>foo</script>' >< buf )
 {
    security_warning(port);
    set_kb_item(name: 'www/'+port+'/XSS', value: TRUE);
 }
}