Netlog Social - Persistent Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Type vulnerlab
Reporter Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Chokri B.A. (Me!ster)
Modified 2011-12-24T00:00:00


                                            Document Title:
Netlog Social - Persistent Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Product & Service Introduction:
Netlog is an online community for more than 92 million people in Europe. Netlog (formerly known as Facebox and Bingbox) is 
a Belgian social networking website specifically targeted at the European youth demographic.
The site was founded in July 2003 in Ghent, Belgium, by Lorenz Bogaert and Toon Coppens, and by 2007 had
attracted 28 million members. The site now claims to have over 84 million registered users across 25 languages
On Netlog, members can create their own web page, extend their social network, publish their music playlists,
share videos, post blogs and join groups.

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Abstract Advisory Information:
The Vulnerability-Lab Team discovered a persistant cross site scripting vulnerability on the Netlog website.

Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2011-11-26:	Vendor Notification
2011-12-24:	Public or Non-Public Disclosure

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Technical Details & Description:
A persistent cross site scripting vulnerability is detected on the Netlog website. The vulnerability allows remote
attackers to hijack users sessions via cross site scripting. Successful exploitation of the client-side vulnerability 
can result in session hijacking & account steal.

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Proof of Concept (PoC):
The vulnerabilities can be exploited by remote attackers on client-side without user inter action. 
For demonstration or reproduce ...

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Code Review:
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Security Risk:
The security risk of the persistent cross site scripting vulnerability is estimated as high(-).

Credits & Authors:
Vulnerability Research Laboratory -  Chokri B.A. (Me!ster)

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