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Multiple Vulnerabilities in Pivotx

Advisory ID:HTB22788
Product:Pivotx
Vendor:Pivotx Team
Vulnerable Versions:2.2.0 and probably prior
Tested Version:2.2.0
Advisory Publication:January 11, 2011 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:January 11, 2011
Public Disclosure:January 25, 2011
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
Information Exposure Through Externally-generated Error Message [CWE-211]
CVE Reference:CVE-2011-0772
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Scores:4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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 Pivotx which could be exploited to perform cross-site scripting attacks and disclose potentially sensitive information.


1) Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Pivotx: CVE-2011-0772

1.1 The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation error in the "color" parameter in includes/blogroll.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.

Exploitation example:
http://[host]/includes/blogroll.php?id=1&color=123;}</style><script>alert("XSS");</script>|

1.2 The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation error in the "src" parameter in includes/timwrapper.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.

Exploitation example:
http://[host]/includes/timwrapper.php?src=%22%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert%28%22XSS%22%29;%3C/script%3E


2) Installation path disclosure weakness in Pivotx
The weakness exists due to application reveals the full path to installation directory in an error message. A remote attacker can directly access the /includes/ping.php or /includes/spamping.php scripts and gain knowledge of the web root directory and other potentially sensitive information.

Exploitation example:
http://[host]/includes/ping.php
http://[host]/includes/spamping.php


Solution:
Upgrade to the version 2.2.2

More information:
http://blog.pivotx.net/archive/2011/01/11/pivotx-222-released
http://pivotx.net/page/security


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References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22788 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB22788 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in Pivotx
[2] Pivotx - pivotx.net - PivotX is a blogginh tools and a great tool to maintain more complex websites.
[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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