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/)
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: