CVE-2014-3740 - SpiceWorks Cross-site scripting

From: Dolev Farhi <>
Subject: CVE-2014-3740 - SpiceWorks Cross-site scripting

Exploit Title: Multiple Stored XSS vulnerabilities in SpiceWorks 
Ticketing system
CVE: CVE-2014-3740
Vendor: SpiceWorks
Product: SpiceWorks IT ticketing system
Affected versions: any version below 7.2.00195
Fixed version: 7.2.00195

1. About the application:
  SpiceWorks is an IT ticketing system deployed in many companies around 
the world

2. Details
Multiple stored XSS were found in SpiceWorks system, allowing an 
attacker to create a SpiceWorks IT ticket with malicious code.
once an admin attemps to login to the system dashboard to view open 
tickets, the code executes and the attacker
could potentially steal the admin's cookies.

3. Timeline:
12.5.2014 - Vulnerability discovered
12.5.2014 - Vendor notified
13.5.2014 - CVE Requested
15.5.2014 - CVE Assigned (CVE-2014-3740)
02.6.2014 - SpiceWorks fixed the problem in the latest version of 7.2 
07.6.2014 - Full disclosure released

4. Proof of concept:
     i.   Create a ticket in user_portal with the title 
     ii.  submit.
     iii. login as admin user and navigate to the open tickets, the XSS 

* A Proof of concept video can also be found here:

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