XSS Vulnerability in Subrion CMS

Information

Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS Vulnerability in Subrion CMS
Affected Software: Subrion CMS
Affected Versions: 3.2.2 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage: http://www.subrion.org/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
CVE-ID: CVE-2014-9120
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-14-039

Description

A cross-site scripting vulnerability was identified in Subrion CMS search functionality.

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS in Subrion CMS:

http://example.com/subrion/search/';"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x003DE1)</scRipt>/

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

Advisory Timeline

29/11/2014 – First Contact
03/12/2014 – Vulnerability fixed
09/12/2014 – Advisory released

Solution

Download version 3.2.3 which includes a fix for this vulnerability.

Credits & Authors

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

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