Multiple Vulnerabilities in SweetRice CMS
|Vulnerable Versions:||0.6.7 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||October 21, 2010 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||October 21, 2010 |
|Public Disclosure:||November 4, 2010 |
|Latest Update:||November 9, 2010 |
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]|
SQL Injection [CWE-89]
Improper Authentication [CWE-287]
|Risk Level:||High |
|CVSSv2 Base Scores:||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|
High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in SweetRice CMS which could be exploited to perform cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks and change administrator`s password.
1) Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SweetRice CMS
The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation error in the "top_height" cookie in as/index.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user`s browser in context of the vulnerable website.
GET /as/index.php HTTP/1.1
2) SQL injection vulnerabilities in SweetRice CMS
The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation errors in the "file_name" (when action is set to attachment), "post"(when action is set to show_comment) and "sys-name" (when action is set to view or when action is set to rssfeed and type is set to entry) parameters index.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP POST request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL commands in application`s database. Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to read, modify, add or delete arbitrary data in the database.
http://[host]/index.php ?action=show_comment &post=%27
3) Security bypass vulnerability in SweetRice CMS
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient verification of the user`s identity in password reset functionality. A remote attacker with knowledge of administrator`s email address can reset his password and gain full access to the website.
<form action="http://[host]/as/index.php?type=password&mod=resetok" method="post">
<input name="p1" type="hidden" value="123">
<input name="p2" type="hidden" value="123">
<input name="email" type="hidden" value="[admin_email]">
<input value="Login" name="login" type="submit">
|Upgrade to version 0.6.7.1 [2010.10,25]|
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22667 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB22667 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in SweetRice CMS|
 SweetRice CMS - www.basic-cms.org - SweeRice is a simple website management system,it is not just free and open source, it provides popular functions such as SEO.
 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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