NPDS REvolution Cross Site Scripting

2010-05-14T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:89521
Type packetstorm
Reporter High-Tech Bridge SA
Modified 2010-05-14T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Vulnerability ID: HTB22363  
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_npds.html  
Product: NPDS REvolution  
Vendor: NPDS  
Vulnerable Version: REvolution 10.02 and Probably Prior Versions  
Vendor Notification: 29 April 2010   
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)  
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response  
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 "/viewtopic.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "topic" 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:   
  
  
http://host/viewtopic.php?topic=3"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>&forum=1  
  
  
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