UMI.CMS Cross Site Scripting

Type packetstorm
Reporter Dmitriy Evteev
Modified 2009-03-06T00:00:00


(PT-2009-12) Positive Technologies Security Advisory  
UMI.CMS Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability  
---[ Affected Software ]  
Versions 2.x prior to 2.7.1 (build 10856)  
Product Link:  
---[ Severity Rating ]  
Severity: Medium  
Impact: Cross-Site Scripting  
Attack Vector: Remote  
CVSS v2:  
Base Score: 4.3  
Temporal Score: 3.4  
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)  
CVE: not assigned  
---[ Software Description ]  
UMI.CMS is a content management system (CMS) software, usually implemented as a Web application, for creating and managing HTML content. It is used to manage and control a large, dynamic collection of Web material (HTML documents and their associated images).  
---[ Vulnerability Description ]  
Positive Technologies Research Team has discovered a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in UMI.CMS.  
User input passed to the "fields_filter" setting is not properly sanitized. This can be exploited to inject malicious code and allows to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.  
Malicious users may inject JavaScript, VBScript, ActiveX, HTML or Flash into a vulnerable application to fool users in order to gather data from their machines. An attacker can steal the session cookie and take over the account impersonating the user. It is also possible to modify page content presented to the user.  
---[ Solution ]  
Update to version 2.7.1 (build 10856).  
---[ Disclosure Timeline ]  
04/03/2009 - Vendor is notified  
04/03/2009 - Vendor response  
04/03/2009 - Requested status update from vendor  
06/03/2009 - Vendor releases fixed version and details  
06/03/2009 - Public disclosure  
---[ Credits ]  
This vulnerability was discovered by Dmitriy Evteev (Positive Technologies Research Team) using professional network security scanner MaxPatrol.  
---[ References ]  
Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Positive Technologies Research Team:  
---[ About Positive Technologies ]  
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