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XSS Vulnerabilities in ImpressCMS Content Module


Name :  XSS Vulnerabilities in ImpressCMS Content Module
Software :  ImpressCMS 1.3.4 Final and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type :  Cross-Site Scripting
Severity :  Medium
Researcher :  Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference :  NS-13-004

ImpressCMS is a community developed Content Management System. With this tool maintaining the content of a website becomes as easy as writing a word document. ImpressCMS is the ideal tool for a wide range of users: from business to community users, from large enterprises to people who want a simple, easy to use blogging tool.


ImpressCMS Content Module is affected by XSS vulnerabilities in version 1.3.4 Final.


You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) from here :

The vendor said that vulnerability does not exist in the current version of the module.

Advisory Timeline

27/02/2013 - First contact
04/03/2013 - Sent the details
28/06/2013 - Second contact
24/07/2013 - Vendor replied that vulnerability does not exist in the current version
25/07/2013 - Advisory released


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


Vendor Url / Patch :
MSL Advisory Link : /xss-vulnerabilities-in-impress-cms-content-module/
Netsparker Advisories : /netsparker-advisories/

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