Stored XSS Vulnerability in Omeka 2.6


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Stored XSS vulnerability in Omeka 2.6
Affected Software: Omeka
Affected Versions: 2.6
Vulnerability: Stored XSS
Severity: Medium
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-13423
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-004

Technical Details

Injection Request
URL: /admin/items/edit/{id}
Parameter Name: add-to-tag
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: "><img src=z onmouseover=alert(1)>

Identification Request
URL: /admin/items/edit/{id}
Parameter Type: GET

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

Advisory Timeline

23th April 2018 – First Contact
1st May 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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