Magento login() cross-site scripting
|magento-login-xss (48876)||Medium Risk|
Magento is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the login() member function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the login[username] parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Mon Feb 23 2009 - 16:02:35 CST : Magento Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities - Security Advisory - SOS-09-002.
- Magento Web site: Magento - Home - eCommerce Software for Growth.
- BID-33872: Magento Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2009-0541: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Magento 1.2.0 and 22.214.171.124 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the username field in an admin/ request to index.php, possibly related to the login[username] parameter and the app/code/core/Mage/Admin/Model/Session.php login function; (2) the email address field in an admin/index/forgotpassword/ request to index.php, possibly related to the email parameter and the app/code/core/Mage/Adminhtml/controllers/IndexController.php forgotpasswordAction function; or (3) the return parameter to the default URI under downloader/.
- SA34000: Magento Cross-Site Scripting and Request Forgery Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1021746: Magento Input Validation Flaws Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
- Magento Magento 1.2.0
- Magento Magento 126.96.36.199
Feb 23, 2009
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