XSS vulnerability in NPDS

2010-05-13T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:23862
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-05-13T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB22363 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_npds.html Product: NPDS REvolution Vendor: NPDS Vulnerable Version: REvolution 10.02 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 29 April 2010 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response 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 "/viewtopic.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "topic" 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://host/viewtopic.php?topic=3"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>&forum=1