XSS Vulnerability in TWiki with Scope and Other URL Parameters of WebSearch
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerability with Scope and Other URL Parameters of WebSearch
Affected Software: TWiki
Affected Versions: 6.0.1 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage: http://www.twiki.org/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
CVE ID: CVE-2014-9367
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-14-042
Specially crafted parameter to the view script of TWiki:
GET /do/view/TWiki/WebSearch?search=Search&scope='"--></style></script><script>alert('CVE-2014-9367 vulnarable!')</script>
For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).
209/12/2014 – First Contact
09/12/2014 – Vulnerability Fixed
18/12/2014 – Advisory Released
Credits & Authors
These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.
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