TITLE: dadaIMC "Post An Article" Script Insertion Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA12955
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/12955/
CRITICAL: Moderately critical
IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting, Manipulation of data
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: dadaIMC 0.x http://secunia.com/product/4139/
DESCRIPTION: Elac has discovered a vulnerability in dadaIMC, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.
Input passed to "newswire/index.php" when posting an article is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious news article is viewed.
The vulnerability has been confirmed on version 0.98.1. Other versions may also be affected.
SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Elac
ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://www.rightwingextremist.net/main/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=23&Itemid=2
OTHER REFERENCES: OSVDB: http://www.osvdb.org/11052
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