CVE-2007-1872: Cross site scripting in toendaCMS 1.5.3

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-04-12T00:00:00


Cross site scripting in toendaCMS 1.5.3

security advisory


Description: Cross site scripting describes attacks that allow to insert malicious html or javascript code via get or post forms. This can be used to steal session cookies. toendacms is a content management system. The search function can be used to inject javascript code.

Workaround/Fix: There's no vendor fix. Vendor has been contacted 2007-03-11 and replied that they were working on the issue.

Sample Code: <form action="http://toendainstallation/" method="post"> <input type="hidden" name="searchword" value='"><script>alert(1)</script>'> <input type="hidden" name="id" value="search"> <input type="submit"></form>

CVE Information: The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the name CVE-2007-1872 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in the CVE list (, which standardizes names for security problems.

Credits and copyright: This vulnerability was discovered by Hanno Boeck of webhosting. It's licensed creative commons attribution:

Hanno Boeck, 2007-04-12,