XSS Vulnerability in SiteCake


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


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

  • Cross-site Scripting

Learn more about Cross-site Scripting vulnerabilities here:


Advisory Timeline

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


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

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