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XSS Vulnerabilities in Responsive File Manager

Name : XSS Vulnerabilities in Responsive File Manager v9.3.4
Software : Responsive File Manager v9.3.4 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Critical
Researcher : Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference : NS-14-017

Responsive FileManager is a free open-source file manager made with the jQuery library, CSS3, PHP and HTML5 that offers a nice and elegant way to upload and insert files, images and videos.

Responsive File Manager is affected by XSS vulnerabilities in version 9.3.4.

Example PoC urls are as follows :

  • Cross-site Scripting - (GET : params : path)
    "--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0012C9)</scRipt> - (GET : params : field_id, type, lang)

You can read the full article about Cross-site Scripting vulnerabilities from here :


Advisory Timeline
11/03/2014 - First Contact
14/03/2014 - Vendor fixed vulnerability
23/04/2014 - Advisory Released

It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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