HTB22895: XSS vulnerability in Ripe website manager

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-03-25T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22895 Reference: Product: Ripe website manager Vendor: Ripe website manager Team ( ) Vulnerable Version: 1.1 and probably prior versions Vendor Notification: 10 March 2011 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Risk level: Medium Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (

Vulnerability Details: User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "ripe/modules/nav/admin.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "menu_id" 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: