Critical XSS and SQL Injection Detected in Symphony CMS


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities on Symphony CMS
Software: Symphony CMS 2.2.3 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage:
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection
Severity: Critical
Researcher: Mesut Timur
Advisory Reference: NS-11-008


Symphony is a web-based content management system (CMS) that enables users to create and manage websites and web applications of all shapes and sizes—from the simplest of blogs to bustling news sites and feature-packed social networks.


Symphony is affected by several XSS and SQL Injection vulnerabilities.
Example PoC urls are as follows:


Learn more about Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection vulnerabilities:


Upgrade to the latest Symphony version (2.2.4).


It has been discovered on testing of Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.


  1. Invicti Advisories: /web-applications-advisories/

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