XSS vulnerability in BLOG:CMS

From: advisory@htbridge.ch
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Subject: XSS vulnerability in BLOG:CMS
Date:


Vulnerability ID: HTB22724
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_blogcms.html
Product: BLOG:CMS
Vendor: Radek Hulán ( http://blogcms.com/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 4.2.1.e and probably prior versions
Vendor Notification: 30 November 2010 
Vulnerability Type: Stored XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted
Risk level: Medium 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

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

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "action.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "body" 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. Enter comment like <script>alert('XSS')</script> in "Add new comment" form.






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