[SA21383] CakePHP error.php Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-09T00:00:00


TITLE: CakePHP error.php Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21383/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: CakePHP 1.x http://secunia.com/product/11247/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in CakePHP, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed via the URL is not properly sanitised before being returned in an "404 Not Found" error message in cake/libs/error.php. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions prior to

SOLUTION: Update to version or later.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://cakeforge.org/frs/shownotes.php?release_id=124

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