Vulnerability ID: HTB22459 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_diem_1.html Product: Diem Vendor: Diem team Vulnerable Version: 5.1.2 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 29 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/)
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the dmCore script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "text" 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: