HTB22885: XSS vulnerability in LotusCMS

2011-03-15T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:25926
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-03-15T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB22885 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_lotuscms_2.html Product: LotusCMS Vendor: Arboroia Network ( http://www.lotuscms.org/ ) Vulnerable Version: 3.0.3 and probably prior versions Vendor Notification: 01 March 2011 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) 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 "core/model/PageModel.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "page" 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/index.php?page=%00"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>