Web-Labs CMS search and alerts cross-site scripting

weblabscms-multiple-xss (26421) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Web-Labs CMS is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'search' parameter when conducting a search or by using various fields when registering for email alerts to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, allowing the attacker to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Web-Labs Web site: Welcome to Web-Labs.
  • BID-17956: Web-Labs CMS Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2358: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in various scripts in Web-Labs CMS allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the search parameter and (2) unspecified fields related to e-mail alerts. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 25467: Web-Labs CMS Search Function search Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 25468: Web-Labs CMS E-mail Alert Signup Multiple Field XSS
  • SA20060: Web-Labs CMS Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Web Labs Limited Web-Labs CMS

Reported:

May 12, 2006

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