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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Offiria

Advisory ID:HTB23210
Vendor:Slashes & Dots Sdn Bhd.
Vulnerable Versions:2.1.0 and probably prior
Tested Version:2.1.0
Advisory Publication:April 2, 2014 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:April 2, 2014
Public Disclosure:May 7, 2014
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE Reference:CVE-2014-2689
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Score:4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Solution Status:Solution Available
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered vulnerability in Offiria, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks against users of vulnerable application.

1) Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Offiria: CVE-2014-2689

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitisation of user-supplied data in URI after "/installer/index.php" script that is not removed from the system by default. A remote attacker can trick a logged-in user to open a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in browser in context of the vulnerable website.

The following exploitation example displays "immuniweb" word:
http://[host]/installer/index.php/%22onmouseover%3d%22alert%28%27immuniweb%27%29 ;%22%3d%22%3E

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Currently we are not aware of any official solution for this vulnerability. The vendor did not respond to:
- 6 notifications by email
- 1 notification via twitter
- 1 notification via GitHub

As a temporary solution it is recommended to remove the vulnerable script or restrict access to it via .htaccess file or WAF.

[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23210 - - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Offiria.
[2] Offiria - - Offiria is a private, secure Enterprise Social Network for your organization.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - - 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) - - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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