Advisory by Netsparker. Name: XSS Vulnerability with Scope and Other URL Parameters of WebSearch Affected Software : TWiki Affected Versions: 6.0.1 and possibly below Vendor Homepage : http://www.twiki.org/ Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting Severity : Important CVE ID: CVE-2014-9367 Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-14-042
Specially crafted parameter to the view script of TWiki:
GET /do/view/TWiki/WebSearch?search=Search&scope='"--></style></script><script>alert('CVE-2014-9367 vulnarable!')</script>
For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the following article: https://www.netsparker.com/web-vulnerability-scanner/vulnerability-security-checks-index/crosssite-scripting-xss/
09/12/2014 - First Contact 09/12/2014 - Vulnerability Fixed 18/12/2014 - Advisory Released
These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.
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