SyndeoCMS 3.0.01 Cross Site Scripting

2012-03-30T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:111405
Type packetstorm
Reporter Ivano Binetti
Modified 2012-03-30T00:00:00

Description

                                        
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# Exploit Title : SyndeoCMS <= 3.0.01 Persistent XSS  
# Date : 29-03-2012  
# Author : Ivano Binetti (http://ivanobinetti.com)  
# Vendor site : http://www.syndeocms.org/  
# Software link : http://sourceforge.net/projects/syndeocms  
# Version : 3.0.01 and lower  
# Tested on : Debian Squeeze (6.0)  
# CVE : CVE-2012-1979  
# Original Advisory: http://www.webapp-security.com/2012/03/syndeocms/  
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Summary  
1)Introduction  
2)Description  
3)Exploit  
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1)Introduction  
SyndeoCMS is a "Content Management System (CMS) for primary schools, which helps you manage and maintain your website. It can also  
be a very usefull CMS for small companies or non profit organizations".  
  
2)Description  
SyndeoCMS 3.0.01 (and lower) is prone to a persistent XSS vulnerability due to an improper input sanitization of  
"email" parameter, passed to server side logic (path: "starnet/index.php") via http POST method.  
Exploiting this vulnerability an authenticated user - which is able to change his profile settings - could insert arbitrary  
code in "Site email" field that will be executed when another admin or user clicks on that user'profile.  
  
3)Exploit  
Insert the following code in "Email address" field under   
"starnet/index.php?option=configuration&suboption=users&modoption=edit_user&user_id=<user_id_number>":  
email@email.com"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>  
  
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