ExpressionEngine 'Referer' XSS Vulnerability

2006.01.28
Risk: Low
Local: Yes
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-79


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

New eVuln Advisory: ExpressionEngine 'Referer' XSS Vulnerability http://evuln.com/vulns/48/summary.html --------------------Summary---------------- Software: ExpressionEngine Sowtware's Web Site: http://www.pmachine.com Versions: 1.4.1 Critical Level: Moderate Type: Cross-Site Scripting Class: Remote Status: Unpatched Exploit: Available Solution: Not Available Discovered by: Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu (eVuln.com) eVuln ID: EV0048 -----------------Description--------------- Vulnerable script: core.input.php Variable $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER'] isn't properly sanitized. This can be used to post HTTP query with fake Referer value which may contain arbitrary html or script code. This code will be executed when administrator(or any user) will open Referrers Statistics. Administrator's session is threatened. --------------Exploit---------------------- Available at: http://evuln.com/vulns/48/exploit.html --------------Solution--------------------- No Patch available. --------------Credit----------------------- Discovered by: Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu (eVuln.com)


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