Croogo CMS 1.2 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

2010-03-11T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:23354
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-03-11T00:00:00

Description

Croogo CMS 1.2 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Vulnerable Software: 1.2 and prior Release Date: 2010-03-06 Last Update: 2010-02-01 Critical: Low Impact: Session hijack Denial of service Code execution

Solution Status: Webvuln has informed and submitted a patch to the vendor Croogo 1.2.1 has been released WebVuln Advisory: 1-009

BACKGROUND

Croogo is a content management system gaining popularity rapidily in the CAKEPHP community. Its 'Contact' module allow the users to save the messages and due to lack of input sanitation is vulnerable to cross site scripting attacks.

DESCRIPTION

The 'Contact' module allows their users to save the received messages to the database. The vulnerabilities are present because the fields 'title' and 'subject' are not sanitized at all.

EXPLOIT / POC

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An attacker can exploit this vulnerability simply by sending the malicious code using the fields 'subject' or 'title' located in the contact form.

WORKAROUND

Upgrade to Croogo 1.2.1 or download the latest copy of 'contacts_controller.php' from Croogo's public repository

DISCLOSURE TIMELINE

2009/01/15 - Vulnerability discovered 2009/01/20 - Vendor contacted 2009/01/30 - Patch submitted to Croogo's public source code repositories 2010/01/31 - Patch merged with main branch 2009/03/06 - Vulnerability disclosed

REFERENCES

======================= Croogo CMS - http://www.croogo.org/ Croogo on GitHub - http://github.com/croogo/croogo WebVuln - http://www.webvuln.com