XSS Vulnerabilities in Xoda


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerabilities in Xoda
Software: Xoda 0.5.1 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage: http://xoda.org/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
Severity: Medium
Researcher: Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference: NS-13-007


XODA targets the end-user allowing organizing of documents in a professional manner


Xoda is affected by XSS vulnerabilities in version 0.5.1. Example PoC urls are as follows :

  • http://example.com/?create_in='%22--%3E%3C/style%3E%3C/script%3E%3Cscript%3Enetsparker(0x000BE3)%3C/script%3E

Other params:

  • transfer_to
  • advanced_search
  • info
  • upload_to

Learn more about Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities:


No patch was released.

Advisory Timeline

01/08/2013 – First contact: No response
06/09/2013 – Advisory Released


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


  1. MSL Advisory Link: /xss-vulnerabilities-in-xoda/
  2. Invicti Advisories: /web-applications-advisories/

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