Re: Serendipity freetag plugin 'serendipity[tagview]' Cross-Site- Scripting vulnerability

From: Henri Salo <henri@nerv.fi>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
Cc: sschurtz@t-online.de
Subject: Re: Serendipity freetag plugin 'serendipity[tagview]' Cross-Site- Scripting vulnerability
Date:


On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 05:55:44PM +0000, sschurtz@t-online.de wrote:
> Advisory:              Serendipity freetag plugin 'serendipity[tagview]' Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability
> Advisory ID:           SSCHADV2011-016
> 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 freetag plugin parameter "serendipity[tagview]" in Serendipity backend is prone to a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability
> 
> ==================
> Technical Details:
> ==================
> 
> http://<target>/serendipity/serendipity_admin?serendipity[adminModule]=event_display&serendipity[adminAction]=managetags&serendipity[tagview]=<script>alert(document.cookie)</script>
> 
> =========
> Solution:
> =========
> 
> Update to the latest version
> 
> ====================
> Disclosure Timeline:
> ====================
> 
> 22-Sep-2011 - informed developers
> 23-Sep-2011 - fixed in the latest version
> 25-Sep-2011 - release date of this security advisory
> 25-Sep-2011 - post on BugTraq
> 
> ========
> Credits:
> ========
> 
> Vulnerability found and advisory written by Stefan Schurtz.
> 
> ===========
> References:
> ===========
> 
> http://www.s9y.org
> http://www.rul3z.de/advisories/SSCHADV2011-016.txt

CVE-2011-4366

- Henri Salo





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