Stored XSS vulnerability in NPDS REvolution

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-05-20T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22366 Reference: Product: NPDS REvolution Vendor: NPDS Vulnerable Version: REvolution 10.02 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 04 May 2010 Vulnerability Type: Stored XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Status: Fixed by Vendor Risk level: Medium Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA (

Vulnerability Details: User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/stats.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "theme" 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: 1) Save form in "http://host/user.php?op=chgtheme" page with replace "theme" parameter to this value:


For these purposes use "tamper data" or "firebug" plugin to firefox 2) Open "http://host/stats.php" page from other user.

Solution: Upgrade to the most recent verison