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PowerPortal v1.1b Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability CGI:







PowerPortal v1.1b Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability 

 

Critical: Less critical 

Impact: Cross Site Scripting 

Where: From remote 

 

Software: PowerPortal v1.1b 

 

Description: 

Cross-Site Scripting attack in this CMS can be exploited by 

malicious users. 

 

The vulnerabilities are caused due to missing validation of 

input supplied in the search box forum in the main page.  

This can be exploited by including arbitrary HTML or script 

code in the parameter, which will cause it to be executed in 

a user's browser session when viewed.  

 

Example: 

<script>alert(document.domain);</script> 

 

This vulnerabilities have been reported in PowerPortal 

v1.1b (http://powerportal.sourceforge.net) 

 

Vendor has been warned about this. 

 

Solution: 

Filter malicious input in a HTTP proxy or firewall with URL 

filtering capabilities. 

 

Reported by / credits: 

David Sopas Ferreira @ systemsecure.org 


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