Multiple Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in ArticleFR


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities in ArticleFR
Affected Software: ArticleFR
Affected Versions: 3.0.5 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage:
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-15-003

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS in ArticleFR:

POST fields: adminEmail, baseURL, databasePassword, databaseName, databaseUser


For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, read the section Cross-site scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

23/01/2015 – First Contact
30/01/2015 – Second Contact
17/02/2015 – Third Contact
03/03/2015 – No answer, advisory released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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