seeing is believing

phpMyFAQ 2.9.0 Cross Site Scripting

phpMyFAQ 2.9.0 Cross Site Scripting
Posted Jun 9, 2016
Authored by Kacper Szurek

phpMyFAQ version 2.9.0 suffers from a persistent cross site scripting vulnerability.

tags | exploit, xss
MD5 | 7b4a39d81777ece41502f1968880743d

phpMyFAQ 2.9.0 Cross Site Scripting

Change Mirror Download
# Exploit Title: phpMyFAQ 2.9.0 Stored XSS
# Date: 09-06-2016
# Software Link: http://www.phpmyfaq.de/
# Exploit Author: Kacper Szurek
# Contact: http://twitter.com/KacperSzurek
# Website: http://security.szurek.pl/
# Category: webapps

1. Description

PHP `filter_input()` function with `FILTER_VALIDATE_URL` flag is used to validate url inside `savefaq` functionality.

But this function doesn’t protect against XSS.

http://security.szurek.pl/phpmyfaq-290-stored-xss.html

2. Proof of Concept

By default every user can propose faq entries.

When admin activate article using http://phpmyfaq/admin/?action=view url or records.defaultActivation option is enabled, XSS will be visible on entry page:

http://phpmyfaq/index.php?action=artikel&cat=%cat_id%&id=%article_id%&artlang=pl

For exploitation use folowing url inside Link for this FAQ field:

http://example.com/"><script>alert("xss")</script>

3. Solution:

Update to version 2.9.1

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

File Archive:

October 2017

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

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2016 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close