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Serendipity freetag plugin 'serendipity[tagview]' Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability

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Advisory: Serendipity freetag plugin 'serendipity[tagview]' Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability Advisory ID: SSCHADV2011-016 Author: Stefan Schurtz Affected Software: Successfully tested on Serendipity 1.5.5 Vendor URL: http://www.s9y.org Vendor Status: fixed CVE-ID: - ========================== Vulnerability Description: ========================== The freetag plugin parameter "serendipity[tagview]" in Serendipity backend is prone to a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability ================== Technical Details: ================== http://<target>/serendipity/serendipity_admin?serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[adminAction]=managetags&serendipity[tagview]=<script>alert(document.cookie)</script> ========= Solution: ========= Update to the latest version ==================== Disclosure Timeline: ==================== 22-Sep-2011 - informed developers 23-Sep-2011 - fixed in the latest version 25-Sep-2011 - release date of this security advisory 25-Sep-2011 - post on BugTraq ======== Credits: ======== Vulnerability found and advisory written by Stefan Schurtz. =========== References: =========== http://www.s9y.org http://www.rul3z.de/advisories/SSCHADV2011-016.txt