SIS-REWE GO 7.5.0/12C Cross Site Scripting

SIS-REWE GO version 7.5.0/12C suffers from multiple cross site scripting vulnerabilities.

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SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab Security Advisory < 20210511-0 >
title: Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities
product: SIS Informatik - REWE GO
vulnerable version: 7.5.0/12C
fixed version: 7.7 SP17
CVE number: CVE-2021-31537
impact: Medium
found: 2021-02-12
by: Steffen Robertz (Office Vienna)
Florian Lienhart (Office Vienna)
SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab

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Vendor description:
"SIS Informatik is your specialist for the conception and implementation
of tailor-made accounting, business intelligence and corporate
performance management solutions. In addition to technical competence,
business know-how and the willingness to develop optimal, adaptable
software solutions together with our customers are the central
components that make us a strong partner. We develop solutions based on
high-quality technologies from well-known partners such as IBM, Oracle
and Qlik" (translated from German)


Business recommendation:
The vendor provides a patch which should be installed immediately.

SEC Consult recommends to perform a thorough security review of these products
conducted by security professionals to identify and resolve all security

Vulnerability overview/description:
1) Multiple Reflected Cross-site Scripting (XSS) (CVE-2021-31537)
The login website returns unfiltered or unescaped user input. This leads to a
reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.
An attacker can inject arbitrary HTML or JavaScript code into the victim's
web browser. Once the victim clicks on a malicious link, the attacker's code
is executed in the context of the victim's web browser.

Proof of concept:
1) Multiple Reflected Cross-site Scripting (XSS) (CVE-2021-31537)
When opening the following URL the supplied JavaScript code will be executed.
The affected parameters are: "config", "version", "win","db", "pwd", and

No valid parameters need to be supplied to trigger the XSS vulnerability as
seen in following URL:

The following URL is affected as well:
All parameters are affected.

Vulnerable / tested versions:
The following product/firmware version has been tested:
* SIS-REWE GO 7.5.0/12C

Vendor contact timeline:
2021-02-24: Contacting vendor [email protected]; no reply.
2021-03-11: Contacting vendor again [email protected].
2021-03-15: Vendor requests more information. SEC Consult offered to provide.
advisory via encrypted or unencrypted mail.
2021-03-17: Sending advisory via PGP encrypted mail.
2021-03-21: Vendor confirmed the vulnerability and is working on a patch.
2021-04-12: Requested status update.
2021-04-16: Hot fix 7.7 SP16 available in week 16, next release 7.7 SP17 in
week 18.
2021-05-11: Coordinated release of security advisory.

Contact the vendor in order to install the security patch for release 7.7
or upgrade to release 7.7 SP17. More information has been provided to customers
of the vendor in a newsletter.


Advisory URL:


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EOF Steffen Robertz, Florian Lienhart / @2021

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