Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Ovidentia 8.4.1
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Ovidentia
Affected Software: Ovidentia
Affected Versions: 8.4.1
Vendor Homepage: http://www.ovidentia.org/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Status: Not Fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-16-014
Proof of Concept URL for XSS vulnerability in Ovidentia;
Parameter Name: callback
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0059E6)</scRipt>
For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).
28 Jun 2016 – First contact
Jun-Sep 2016 – Several contact attempts were made
19 Sep 2016 – 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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