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RuubikCMS XSS vulnerability



XSS vulnerability in RuubikCMS
XSS vulnerability in RuubikCMS



Vulnerability ID: HTB22380
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_ruubikcms.html 
Product: RuubikCMS
Vendor: Piuha
Vulnerable Version: 1.0.3 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 10 May 2010 
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: Medium 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

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

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "ruubikcms/cms/index.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "description" 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:

action="http://example.com/ruubikcms/cms/index.php?p=home" method="post" name="main" >


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