Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability Identified in phpMemAdmin


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerability in phpMemAdmin
Affected Software: phpMemAdmin
Affected Versions: 0.3.1 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage:
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Still not fixed (18th August 2015)
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-15-012

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URL for XSS in phpMemAdmin:

Page: index.php
Parameter Name: URI-BASED
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern:"onmouseover="alert(0x00003A)"

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

11/05/2015 – First Contact
26/05/2015 – Second Contact
17/06/2015 – Third Contact
14/08/2015 – Fourth Contact
18/08/2015 – Advisory released

Credits & Authors

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

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