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Two Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities in Seo Panel

Advisory ID:HTB23200
Product:Seo Panel
Vendor:www.seopanel.in
Vulnerable Versions:3.4.0 and probably prior
Tested Version:3.4.0
Advisory Publication:January 29, 2014 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:January 29, 2014
Vendor Fix:May 15, 2014
Public Disclosure:May 16, 2014
Latest Update:May 16, 2014
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference:CVE-2014-1855
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Score:4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered two vulnerabilities in Seo Panel, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks agains users of the vulnerable application to steal their sensitive data.

1) Two Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Seo Panel: CVE-2014-1855

1.1 The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitisation of user-supplied data in "capcheck" HTTP GET parameter passed to "/directories.php" script. A remote attacker can trick a logged-in user to open a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in browser in context of the vulnerable website.
The exploitation example below uses the "alert()" JavaScript function to display "immuniweb" word:
http://[host]/directories.php?capcheck=1%22%20onmouseover%3dalert%28%22immun iweb%22%29;%20%22&dir_name=&google_pagerank=&langcode=&pageno=8&sec=director ymgr&stscheck=1

1.2 The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitisation of user-supplied data in "keyword" HTTP GET parameter passed to "/proxy.php" script. A remote attacker can trick a logged-in user to open a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in browser in context of the vulnerable website.
The exploitation example below uses the "alert()" JavaScript function to display "immuniweb" word:
http://[host]/proxy.php?keyword=1%22%20onmouseover%3dalert%28%22immuniweb%22 %29;%20%22&status=active

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Solution:
Update to Seo Panel 3.5.0

More Information:
http://forum.seopanel.in/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=10978


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23200 - https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB23200 - Two Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities in Seo Panel.
[2] Seo Panel - http://www.seopanel.in/ - World's first seo control panel for multiple websites.
[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.
[5] ImmuniWeb® - Leveraging the power of machine-learning and genius of human brain to deliver the most advanced web application security and penetration testing.
[6] ImmuniWeb® SSLScan - Test your servers for security and compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and NIST.
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