XSS vulnerability in Diem

2010-07-15T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:24223
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-07-15T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB22458 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_diem.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/)

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

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the page metas managing script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "value" 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/admin.php/seo/pages/manage-pages/editField?dm_cpi=0&dm_xhr=1&value=title"><script>alert(document.cookie)<%2Fscript>&id=&page_id=1&field=title