[MajorSecurity Advisory #29]foresite CMS - Cross Site Scripting Issue
======Product: ForeSite CMS
===========Discovered by: David Vieira-Kurz
===========foresite CMS is a content management system.
Input passed directly to the "query" parameter in "search_de.html" is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user.
This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
============Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
You should work with "htmlspecialchars()" or "htmlentities()" php-function to ensure that html tags
are not going to be executed. Further it is recommend to set off the "register globals" option in the
"php.ini" on your webserver.
$pass = htmlentities($_POST['pass']);
$test = htmlspecialchars($_GET('test'));
$id = intval($_POST['id']);
===============18.08.2006 discovery of the vulnerability
19.08.2006 additional tests with other versions
20.08.2006 contacted the vendor
05.09.2006 after 2 weeks the vendor didn't response
05.09.2006 contacted the vendor again
05.10.2006 vendor didn't response
27.10.2006 advisory is written
29.10.2006 advisory released
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