XSS and CSRF Vulnerabilities in Gutuma
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS & CSRF Vulnerabilities in Gutuma
Software: Gutuma 1.6 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage: https://sourceforge.net/projects/gutuma/
Vulnerability Type: XSS & CSRF
Researcher: Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference: NS-13-010
Gutuma was born out of the need for free mailing list / newsletter software that is geared, not towards mass-marketing companies and spammers, but web deGutuma was born out of the need for free mailing list / newsletter software that is geared, not towards mass-marketing companies and spammers, but web developers who need a system that can be easily integrated with an existing web site. It’s very easy to install and use, and doesn’t even require a database, but it still has lots of powerful features. Internally, Gutuma uses the tried and tested Swift mailer for sending messages, and the SACK library for AJAX subscribe requests.
Gutuma is affected by XSS and CSRF vulnerabilities in version 1.6. Example PoC’s are as follows:
POST – param:
It’s possible to change administrator’s password, email or username
Form Name: edit_form
Learn more about Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities:
05/09/2013 – First contact: No response
09/10/2013 – Advisory Released
It has been discovered on testing of Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.
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