Sphinix Software Mobile Web Server comment parameter cross-site scripting

sphinixsoftware-comment-xss (72913) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sphinix Software Mobile Web Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the MyFirstBlog.txt and AboutSomething.txt scripts. 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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • Mobile Web Software Web Site: Mobile Web Server: Sphinx Software.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [02-02-2012]: Sphinix Mobile Web Server 3.1.2.47 Multiple Persistent XSS Vulnerabilities.
  • SecPod ID: 1027 : Sphinix Mobile Web Server Multiple Persistent XSS Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-51820: SphinxSoftware Mobile Web Server Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-1005: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Sphinx Software Mobile Web Server 3.1.2.47 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the comment parameter to a blog, as demonstrated using (1) Blog/MyFirstBlog.txt or (2) Blog/AboutSomething.txt.
  • OSVDB ID: 78821: Sphinx Mobile Web Server Blog/MyFirstBlog.txt comment Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 78822: Sphinx Mobile Web Server Blog/AboutSomething.txt comment Parameter XSS
  • SA47876: Sphinx Mobile Web Server "comment" Blog Comment Script Insertion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Sphinix Software Mobile Web Server 3.1.2.47

Reported:

Feb 02, 2012

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