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

2011-09-26T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27067
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-09-26T00:00:00

Description

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