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XSS in Zikula

Description

Vulnerability ID: HTB23039 Reference: https://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_in_zikula.html Product: Zikula Application Framework Vendor: Zikula Software Foundation ( http://zikula.org/ ) Vulnerable Version: 1.3.0, build #3168 and probably prior Tested Version: 1.3.0, build #3168 Vendor Notification: 17 August 2011 Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Status: Fixed by Vendor Risk level: Medium Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab ( https://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/ ) Vulnerability Details: High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Zikula Application Framework, which can be exploited to perform cross-site scripting attacks. Input passed via the "themename" parameter to "ztemp/view_compiled/Theme/theme_admin_setasdefault.php" is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a administrator's browser session in context of affected website. The following PoC code is available: http://host/index.php?module=theme&type=admin&func=setasdefault&themename=%3Cscript%3Ealert%28document.cookie%29%3C/script%3E Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version