Compact CMS 1.4.1 Cross Site Scripting

2010-11-19T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:95984
Type packetstorm
Reporter High-Tech Bridge SA
Modified 2010-11-19T00:00:00

Description

                                        
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Vulnerability ID: HTB22695  
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_in_compactcms.html  
Product: CompactCMS  
Vendor: compactcms.nl ( http://www.compactcms.nl/ )   
Vulnerable Version: 1.4.1  
Vendor Notification: 04 November 2010   
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)  
Status: Fixed by Vendor  
Risk level: Low   
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)   
  
Vulnerability Details:  
User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.  
  
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "Comments" module to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "website" 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.  
  
Attacker can create comment with special crafted website variable. The following PoC is available:   
  
  
http://host/?a="><script>alert("XSS");</script>  
  
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version  
  
  
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Vulnerability ID: HTB22696  
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_in_compactcms_1.html  
Product: CompactCMS  
Vendor: compactcms.nl ( http://www.compactcms.nl/ )   
Vulnerable Version: 1.4.1  
Vendor Notification: 04 November 2010   
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)  
Status: Fixed by Vendor  
Risk level: Low   
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)   
  
Vulnerability Details:  
User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.  
  
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/lib/includes/auth.inc.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "userName" 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.  
  
The following PoC is available:   
  
  
<form action="http://[host]/lib/includes/auth.inc.php" method="post" name="main" >  
<input type="hidden" name="userName" value="123"><script>alert("XSS");</script>" />  
<input type="hidden" name="userPass" value="123" />  
<input type="submit" value="Submit" name="submit" />  
</form>  
  
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version  
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