XSS vulnerability in Tracks

Information

Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS vulnerability in Tracks
Software: Tracks 1.7.2.
Vendor Homepage: http://getontracks.org/
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
Severity: High
Researcher: Mesut Timur
Advisory Reference: NS-11-003

Description

Tracks is a web-based application to help you implement David Allen’s Getting Things Done™ methodology.

Details

Tracks are affected by an XSS vulnerability in version 1.7.2.
Example PoC url is as follows:

http://example.com/todos/tag/'"--></style></script><script>alert(0x000238)</script>

You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities from here : /blog/web-security/cross-site-scripting-xss/

Solution

Upgrade to the latest Tracks version (1.7.3 or later).

Credits

It has been discovered on testing of Invicti.

References

  1. Vendor URL: http://www.getontracks.org/downloads/comments/tracks-173
  2. MSL Advisory Link: /XSS-vulnerability-in-Tracks/
  3. Invicti Advisories: /web-applications-advisories/

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