PT-2009-14: BLOG CMS Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
(PT-2009-14) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
BLOG CMS Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability
Versions prior 4.2.0
Impact: Cross-Site Scripting
Attack Vector: Remote
Base Score: 4.3
Temporal Score: 3.4
CVE: not assigned
BLOG CMS is a content management system (CMS) software, usually implemented as a Web application, for creating and managing HTML content. It is used to manage and control a large, dynamic collection of Web material (HTML documents and their associated images).
Positive Technologies Research Team has discovered a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in BLOG CMS.
User input passed to certain parameter is not properly sanitized. This can be exploited to inject malicious code and allows to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site. Vulnerability details are not disclosed.
Update to latest version.
03/03/2009 - Vendor is notified
03/03/2009 - Vendor response
03/03/2009 - Requested status update from vendor
03/03/2009 - Vendor has informed that vulnerability is already corrected in the new version
03/13/2009 - Public disclosure
This vulnerability was discovered by Dmitry Evteev (Positive Technologies Research Team) using professional network security scanner MaxPatrol.
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