Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities in GeniXCMS
Affected Software: GeniXCMS
Affected Versions: 1.1.5
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: High
Status: Not Fixed
CVE-ID: 2018-14476
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N (7.4)
Netsparker Advisory Reference: NS-18-039

Technical Details

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5-Install/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5/?step=1  Parameter Name dbuser
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '><scRipt>netsparker(9)</scRipt>  

URL  http://app.scan/ScanApp/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5-Install/GeniXCMS-v1.1.5/?step=1  Parameter Name dbhost
Parameter Type  POST
Attack Pattern  '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>netsparker(0x000E51)</scRipt>

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

Advisory Timeline

3rd December 2017 - First Contact
6th December 2017 - Technical Details Sent
5th February - 2018 - Attempted to Contact 
3rd January 2019 - Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

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

About Netsparker

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