Acuity CMS 2.6.2 Cross Site Scripting

Type packetstorm
Reporter High-Tech Bridge SA
Modified 2010-05-05T00:00:00


                                            `Vulnerability ID: HTB22352  
Product: Acuity CMS (asp version)  
Vendor: The Collective  
Vulnerable Version: 2.6.2 (ASP) and Probably Prior Versions  
Vendor Notification: 19 April 2010   
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)  
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response  
Risk level: Medium   
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA (   
Vulnerability Details:  
User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.   
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/admin/pages/add_page.asp" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "page" 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: