XSS vulnerability in Eden Platform

2010-08-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:24442
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-08-09T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB22538 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_eden_platform.html Product: Eden Platform Vendor: Preation ( http://www.preation.com/ ) Vulnerable Version: Current at 27.07.2010 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 26 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.

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the /testimonials/admin/list script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in testimonials text and author. 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:

Just add this value:

<script>alert(document.cookie)</script>

in testimonials text and author.