XSS Vulnerabilities in TWiki < 5.1.0

2011-09-26T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27055
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-09-26T00:00:00

Description

Information------------------Name : XSS vulnerability in TWikiSoftware : TWiki 5.0.2 and below.Vendor Hompeage : http://twiki.org/Vulnerability Type : Cross-Site ScriptingSeverity : HighResearcher : Mesut Timur <mesut [at] mavitunasecurity [dot] com>Advisory Reference :  NS-11-006CVE :  CVE-2011-3010

Description-----------------------------------TWiki® is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise wiki,enterprise collaboration platform, and web application platform. It isa Structured Wiki, typically used to run a project development space,a document management system, a knowledge base, or any other groupwaretool, on an intranet, extranet or the Internet.

Details-----------------------------------TTWiki is affected by XSS vulnerabilities in version 5.0.2.Example PoC url is as follows : http://example.com/do/view/Main/Jump?create=on&newtopic=%27%22--%3E%3C/style%3E%3C/script%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%280x0051D1%29%3C/script%3E&template=WebCreateNewTopic&topicparent=3http://example.com/do/view/TWiki/ATasteOfTWiki?'"--></style></script><script>alert(0x002B48)</script> You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scriptingvulnerabilities from here :http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/crosssite-scripting-xss/

Solution-----------------------------------Upgrade to the latest TWiki version (5.1.0).

Credits-----------------------------------It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web ApplicationSecurity Scanner - http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker/.

References-----------------------------------Vendor Url : http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/SecurityAlert-CVE-2011-3010MSL Advisory Link : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/xss-vulnerability-in-twiki5/Netsparker Advisories : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/ About Netsparker-----------------------------------Netsparker® can find and report security issues such as SQL Injectionand Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all web applications regardless ofthe platform and the technology they are built on. Netsparker's uniquedetection and exploitation technique -- Netsparker Advisories, <advisories@mavitunasecurity.com> Homepage, http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/