Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in ecoCMS

Advisory ID:HTB22353
Vendor:ecoCMS Team
Vulnerable Versions: Current on 08.07.2012
Tested Version:Current on 18.04.2010 and Probably Prior Versions
Advisory Publication:April 18, 2010 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:April 18, 2010
Public Disclosure:May 2, 2010
Latest Update:April 19, 2010
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference:CVE-2010-5046
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Score:4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered vulnerability in ecoCMS which could be exploited to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

1) Cross-site scripting vulnerability in ecoCMS: CVE-2010-5046
Input validation error was found in the "p" parameter in /admin.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and scripting code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.

Exploitation example: %3C/script%3E

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Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches or other solutions. The vendor was contacted in accordance to our Vendor Notification Policy but we didn't get any answer or feedback.

[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22353 - - Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in ecoCMS
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