TomatoCMS index.php content parameter cross site scripting

tomatocms-index-content-xss (58475) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

TomatoCMS is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input index.php/admin/poll/add script. A remote attacker with Create new poll permissions could exploit this vulnerability using the content field to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of TomatoCMS (2.0.5 or later), available from the TomatoCMS Web site. See References.

References:

  • TomatoCMS Web site: TomatoCMS - Open source CMS powered by Zend Framework, jQuery and 960grid.
  • BID-40108: TomatoCMS SQL Injection Vulnerability and Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-1996: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in index.php in TomatoCMS before 2.0.5 allow remote authenticated users, with certain creation privileges, to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) content parameter in conjunction with a /admin/poll/add PATH_INFO, the (2) meta parameter in conjunction with a /admin/category/add PATH_INFO, and the (3) keyword parameter in conjunction with a /admin/tag/add PATH_INFO.
  • OSVDB ID: 64552: TomatoCMS index.php/admin/tag/add keyword Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 64553: TomatoCMS index.php/admin/category/add meta Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 64554: TomatoCMS index.php/admin/poll/add content Parameter XSS
  • SA39320: TomatoCMS Script Insertion and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • TomatoCMS TomatoCMS 2.0.4

Reported:

May 10, 2010

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