VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - May 14, 2012
by Carol~ - 5/14/12 7:29 AM
GetSimple CMS "path" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Release Date : 2012-05-14
Criticality level : Less critical
Ipact : Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Unpatched
Software: GetSimple CMS 3.x
Chokri B.A. has discovered a vulnerability in GetSimple CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Input passed to the "path" parameter in admin/upload.php is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 3.1. Other versions may also be affected.
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
Provided and/or discovered by:
Chokri B.A., Vulnerability Research Laboratory.