w-CMS COMMENT parameter cross-site scripting
|wcms-comment-xss (72301)||Medium Risk|
w-CMS is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the index.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the COMMENT 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.
No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-10-2012]: w-CMS 2.01 Multiple Vulnerabilities.
- w-CMS Web Site: w-CMS.
- BID-51359: w-CMS HTML Injection and Local File Include Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-6523: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in w-CMS 2.01 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the p parameter in the getMenus function in codes/wcms.php; or the COMMENT parameter in (2) blog.php, (3) guestbook.php, or (4) forum.php in codes/. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 78267: w-CMS codes/wcms.php getMenus() Function p Parameter XSS
- OSVDB ID: 78268: w-CMS index.php COMMENT Parameter XSS
- SA47527: w-CMS Cross-Site Scripting and Script Insertion Vulnerabilities
- w-CMS w-CMS 2.0.1
Jan 10, 2012
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