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Secunia Security Advisory 46716

Secunia Security Advisory 46716
Posted Nov 4, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Stefan Schurtz has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Serendipity, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

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MD5 | 8c56c82a50133f66d70dcd26c379e2fc

Secunia Security Advisory 46716

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TITLE:
Serendipity Karma Plugin Multiple Cross-Site Scripting
Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46716

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46716/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46716

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-04

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46716/#comments

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http://secunia.com/advisories/46716/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46716

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
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DESCRIPTION:
Stefan Schurtz has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in
Serendipity, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct
cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "serendipity[filter][entryid]",
"serendipity[filter][ip]", "serendipity[filter][title]", and
"serendipity[filter][user_agent]" parameters in serendipity_admin.php
(when "serendipity[adminModule]" is set to "event_display" and
"serendipity[adminAction]" is set to "karmalog") is not properly
sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to
execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in
context of an affected site.

Successful exploitation requires that the "Karma" plugin is enabled.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.6. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Stefan Schurtz

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Stefan Schurtz:
http://www.rul3z.de/advisories/SSCHADV2011-017.txt

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
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EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
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EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
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use those supplied by the vendor.

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