Name : XSS and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in DotProject
Software : DotProject 2.1.5 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type : Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection
Severity : Critical
Researcher : Canberk Bolat
Advisory Reference : NS-12-014

dotProject is a volunteer supported Project Management application. There is no "company" behind this project, it is managed, maintained, developed and supported by a volunteer group and by the users themselves.

DotProject is affected by XSS and SQL Injection vulnerabilities in version 2.1.5.

You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection vulnerabilities from here :

Upgrade to the latest dotProject version (2.1.6 or later).

Advisory Timeline
05/12/2011 - First Contact
31/12/2011 - Second Contact
14/08/2012 - Vulnerability fixed in dotProject 2.1.6
19/10/2012 - Advisory Released

It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.


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