XSS in SweetRice CMS

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-11-04T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22668 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_in_sweetrice_cms.html Product: SweetRice CMS Vendor: basic-cms.org ( http://www.basic-cms.org/ ) Vulnerable Version: 0.6.7 Vendor Notification: 21 October 2010 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Status: Fixed by Vendor Risk level: Low Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)

Vulnerability Details: The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/as/index.php" scripts to properly sanitize user-supplied input in username variable from cookie. 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.

The following PoC is available:

GET /as/index.php HTTP/1.1 Cookie: top_height=')%3B"><script>alert('XSS')%3B</script>;

Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version