XSS vulnerability in Zikula Application Framework

2010-04-27T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:23717
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-04-27T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB22349 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_zikula_application_framework_1.html Product: Zikula Application Framework Vendor: Zikula Software Foundation Vulnerable Version: 1.2.2 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 13 April 2010 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Сross Site Sсriрting) Status: Fixed by Vendor 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 "index.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "func" 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://www.tst.my/index.php?module=tour&func=exttour%27%22%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%28234%29%3C/script%3E

http://www.tst.my/index.php?module=search&func=recent%27%22%3E%3Cimg%20src=0%20onerror=alert%28document.cookie%29%3E

Solution: Upgrade to the most recent verison