Geeklog Calendar plugin calendar_type parameter cross-site scripting

geeklog-calendartype-xss (82326) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Geeklog Calendar plugin is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the plugins/calendar/functions.inc script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the calendar_type 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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Cross-Site Scripting

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Geeklog (1.8.2sr1 or 2.0.0rc2 or later), available from the Geeklog Web site. See References.

References:

  • Geeklog Web Site: Geeklog 1.8.2sr1 and 2.0.0rc2.
  • HTB23143: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Geeklog.
  • Packet Storm Security [02-28-2013]: Geeklog 1.8.2 Cross Site Scripting.
  • Packet Storm Security [02-28-2013]: Geeklog 1.8.2 Cross Site Scripting.
  • BID-58209: Geeklog CVE-2013-1470 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-1470: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in calendar/index.php in the Calendar plugin in Geeklog before 1.8.2sr1 and 2.0.0 before 2.0.0rc2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the calendar_type parameter to submit.php.

Platforms Affected:

  • Geeklog Geeklog 1.8.2
  • Geeklog Geeklog 2.0.0

Reported:

Feb 22, 2013

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