Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 Cross Site Scripting

2019.11.06
Credit: Rafay Baloch
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: CWE-79

#Exploit Title: Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 Reflected XSS #Release Date: 06/11/2019 #Author: Cyber Citadel #Website: www.cybercitadel.com #Vendor: www.plesk.com #Versions 9.5 *Description* A Cross Site Scripting vulnerability occurs when an attacker can inject JavaScript in context of the web application. The vulnerability occurs when user input is not sanitized before it’s returned back to the user. Because JavaScript is able to access your DOM (Document Object Model) an attacker can craft a JavaScript payload which can be used to steal the victim’s session cookies and send it to a domain that they control thereby hijacking the session. The vulnerability exists in "*fileName*" parameter reflected in application response were later being reflected in different parts of application response. *Credits * Discovered by: Rafay Baloch and Muhammad Samak *POC* https://target/locales/tr-TR/help/index.htm?fileName=javascript:alert(document.domain) *Solution* Any user-generated input should be HTML-encoded, at any point, where it is copied into application responses. All HTML meta characters should be replaced with the corresponding HTML entities. The following meta characters shall be filtered out before they are displayed back to the user. [1] | (pipe sign) [2] & (ampersand sign) [3] ; (semicolon sign) [4] $ (dollar sign) [5] % (percent sign) [6] @ (at sign) [7] ʹ (single apostrophe) [8] ʺ (quotation mark) [9] \ʹ (backslash‐escaped apostrophe) [10] \ʺ (backslash‐escaped quotation mark) [11] <> (triangular parenthesis) [12] () (parenthesis) [13] + (plus sign) [14] CR (Carriage return, ASCII 0x0d) [15] LF (Line feed, ASCII 0x0a) [16] , (comma sign) [17] \ (backslash) *Recommendation* Upgrade to the latest version of Parallel Plesk.


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