CVE-2007-1873.txt

2007-04-12T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:55890
Type packetstorm
Reporter Hanno Boeck
Modified 2007-04-12T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Cross site scripting in mephisto 0.7.3  
  
security advisory  
  
References:  
http://www.mephistoblog.com  
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1873  
  
Description:  
Cross site scripting describes attacks that allow to insert malicious  
html or javascript code via get or post forms. This can be used to steal  
session cookies.  
mephisto is a rails-based blog application. The search function can be  
used to inject javascript code.  
  
Workaround/Fix:  
There's no vendor fix.  
Vendor has been contacted 2007-03-10 and replied that they were working on  
the issue.  
  
Sample injection URL:  
http://demo.mephistoblog.com/search?q=%3Cscript%3Ealert%281%29%3C%2Fscript%3E  
  
CVE Information:  
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the  
name CVE-2007-1873 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in  
the CVE list (http://cve.mitre.org/), which standardizes names for  
security problems.  
  
Credits and copyright:  
This vulnerability was discovered by Hanno Boeck of schokokeks.org  
webhosting.  
It's licensed creative commons attribution:  
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/  
  
Hanno Boeck, 2007-04-12, http://www.hboeck.de  
`