Advisory by Netsparker.
Name: XSS Vulnerability with QUERYSTRING and QUERYPARAMSTRING in TWiki
Affected Software : TWiki
Affected Versions: 6.0.1 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
CVE ID: CVE-2014-9325
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-14-041


A malicious person can use specially crafted URL parameters to TWiki scripts that execute arbitrary JavaScript code in the browser. Examples:

Specially crafted parameter to the view script of TWiki:

GET /do/view/Main/TWikiPreferences?'"--></style></script><script>alert('CVE-2014-9325 vulnerable')</script>

TWiki decodes the URL parameters and pops up a JavaScript alert box showing "CVE-2014-9325 vulnerable!"

Technical Details 


For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

09/12/2014 - First Contact
09/12/2014 - Vulnerability Fixed
18/12/2014 - Advisory Released


Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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