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Campsite XSS vulnerability



XSS vulnerability in Campsite
XSS vulnerability in Campsite



Vulnerability ID: HTB22494
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_vulnerability_in_campsite.html 
Product: Campsite
Vendor: Sourcefabric o.p.s ( http://www.sourcefabric.org/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 3.3.6 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 16 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 "/admin/comments/index.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "f_comment_search" 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/admin/comments/index.php" method="post" name="main" >
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version

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