XSS vulnerability in CruxPA

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-07-11T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22450 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_cruxpa_1.html Product: CruxPA Vendor: CruxSoftware Vulnerable Version: 2.00 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 21 June 2010 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response Risk level: Medium Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)

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

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/newtodo.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "todo" 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) Just add "<script>alert(document.cookie)</script>" value to "Text" field. 2) Open this url: http://host/todo.php?ID=$ID