HTB22863: XSS vulnerability in xtcModified

Subject: HTB22863: XSS vulnerability in xtcModified

Vulnerability ID: HTB22863
Product: xtcModified
Vendor: xtcModified Team ( ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.05 and probably prior versions
Vendor Notification: 17 February 2011 
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Risk level: Medium 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing ( 

Vulnerability Details:
User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "admin/categories.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "search" variable. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a compromise of the application, theft of cookie-based authentication credentials, disclosure or modification of sensitive data.

An attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:

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