*NetCat CMS Multiple XSS (Cross-site Scripting) Security Vulnerabilities*
Exploit Title: NetCat CMS Multiple XSS Security Vulnerabilities
Product: NetCat CMS (Content Management System)
Vulnerable Versions: 5.01 3.12 3.0 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.1
Tested Version: 3.12
Advisory Publication: March 07, 2015
Latest Update: March 07, 2015
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference: *
Impact CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
Credit: Wang Jing [Mathematics, Nanyang Technological University (NTU),
*(1) Vendor & Product Description:*
*Product & Version:*
5.01 3.12 3.0 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.1
*Vendor URL & Download:*
NetCat can be got from here,
NetCat.ru is russian local company. "NetCat designed to create an absolute
majority of the types of sites: from simple "business card" with a minimum
content to complex web-based systems, from corporate offices to online
stores, libraries or media data - in other words, projects completely
different directions and at any level of complexity. View examples of sites
running on NetCat CMS can be in a special section."
"Manage the site on the basis of NetCat can even inexperienced user,
because it does not require knowledge of Internet technologies, programming
and markup languages. NetCat constantly improving, adds new features. In
the process of finalizing necessarily take into account the wishes of our
partners and clients, as well as trends in Internet development. More than
2,000 studios and private web developers have chosen for their projects is
NetCat, and in 2013 sites, successfully working on our CMS, created more
*(2) Vulnerability Details:*
NetCat web application has a security bug problem. It can be exploited by
XSS (Cross-site Scripting) attacks. This may allow a remote attacker to
create a specially crafted request that would execute arbitrary script code
in a user's browser session within the trust relationship between their
browser and the server.
*(2.1) *The first code flaw occurs at "add.php?" page with "f_Name",
"f_f1", "f_f2", "f_f3", "f_f*" multiple parameters in HTTP "Post" data.
*(2.2) *The second code flaw occurs at search field with "search_query"
parameter in HTTP "GET" data.
*(3.3)* The third code flaw occurs at web URLs with script code added
behind "?" directly.
Division of Mathematical Sciences (MAS),
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS),
Nanyang Technological University (NTU),