Zikula 1.2.2 Cross Site Scripting

Type packetstorm
Reporter High-Tech Bridge SA
Modified 2010-04-28T00:00:00


                                            `Vulnerability ID: HTB22348  
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_zikula_application_framework.html  
Product: Zikula Application Framework  
Vendor: Zikula Software Foundation  
Vulnerable Version: 1.2.2 and Probably Prior Versions  
Vendor Notification: 13 April 2010   
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Сross Site Sсriрting)  
Status: Fixed by Vendor  
Risk level: Medium   
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA (http://www.htbridge.ch/)   
Vulnerability Details:  
User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.   
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "ZLanguage.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "lang" variable. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a compromise of the application, theft of cookie-based authentication credentials, disclosure or modification of sensitive data.  
An attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:   
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent verison