Serendipity 'serendipity[filter][bp.ALT]' Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability

2011-11-06T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27275
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-11-06T00:00:00

Description

Advisory: Serendipity 'serendipity[filter][bp.ALT]' Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability Advisory ID: SSCHADV2011-015 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 parameter "serendipity[filter][bp.ALT]" in Serendipity backend is prone to a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability

================== Technical Details: ==================

http://<target>/serendipity/serendipity_admin_image_selector.php?serendipity[filter][bp.ALT]=</script><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>&go=+-+Go!+-+

========= Solution: =========

Upgrade to Serendipity 1.6

==================== Disclosure Timeline: ====================

22-Sep-2011 - informed developers 27-Oct-2011 - fixed by vendor 02-Nov-2011 - release date of this security advisory

======== Credits: ========

Vulnerability found and advisory written by Stefan Schurtz.

=========== References: ===========

http://www.s9y.org http://blog.s9y.org/archives/233-Serendipity-1.6-released.html http://www.rul3z.de/advisories/SSCHADV2011-015.txt