XSS vulnerability in Entrans

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-09-27T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22606 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_entrans.html Product: Entrans Vendor: Khader Abbeb N ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/entrans/ ) Vulnerable Version: 0.3.2 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 13 September 2010 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Status: Fixed by Vendor 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 "search.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "query" 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/search.php?submit_query=yes&query=1"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>&titlesearch=Search Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version