XSS Vulnerability in Little Poll


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerability in Little Poll
Affected Software: Little Poll
Affected Versions: 1.3 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage: http://www.mr-corner.com/LittlePoll/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-14-033


The Amazing Little Poll is a very simple php polling script..

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS in Little Poll:

http://example.com/little/lp_admin.php (POST, fields: adminstep)

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

06/06/2014 – First contact – No answer
12/06/2014 – Second contact – No answer
27/11/2014 – Advisory released

Credits & Authors

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

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