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DiamondList XSS vulnerability
XSS vulnerability in DiamondList
XSS vulnerability in DiamondList



Vulnerability ID: HTB22508
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_diamondlist.html 
Product: DiamondList
Vendor: Hulihan Applications ( http://hulihanapplications.com/projects/diamondlist ) 
Vulnerable Version: 0.1.6 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 22 July 2010 
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Status: Fixed by Vendor
Risk level: Medium 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

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

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/user/main/update_settings" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "setting[site_title]" 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://host/user/main/update_settings" method="post" name="main" >
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version

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