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XSS in Saurus CMS



XSS in Saurus CMS
XSS in Saurus CMS



Vulnerability ID: HTB22361
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_in_saurus_cms.html 
Product: Saurus CMS Community Editon
Vendor: Saurused Ltd
Vulnerable Version: 4.7.0
Vendor Notification: 27 April 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 "/admin/edit.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "pealkiri" 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://www.example.com/admin/edit.php" name="editForm" method="POST" enctype="multipart/form-data">


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