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Spitfire XSS vulnerability
XSS vulnerability in Spitfire
XSS vulnerability in Spitfire

Vulnerability ID: HTB22486
Product: Spitfire
Vendor: Claus Muus ( ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.0.336 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 08 July 2010 
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: Low 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing ( 

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

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "tpl_edit_action.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "value[headline]" 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:
First code:

action="http://host/cms//edit/tpl_edit_action.php" method="post" name="main" >
Second code:
action="http://host/cms//edit/tpl_edit_action.php" method="post" name="main" >

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