Commonspot CMS 5.1.0.x Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities

Commonspot CMS 5.1.0.x Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities

Posted on Oct 13 2009   |  Plain text version


XSS vulnerabilities in Commonspot CMS


XSS vulnerabilities in CommonSpot <=CMS 5.1.0.x ======================================================== Vendor: Paperthin Software: Commonspot CMS < 5.1 Vulnerable versions: Tested on,, but all versions between 5.0.x and 5.1 seem vulnerable Release Date: 2010-05-31 Last Update: 2010-05-31 Critical: Moderate Impact: Credential theft Cross Site Request Forgery Phishing attacks Solution Status: Not fixed SOFTWARE DESCRIPTION ____________________ *CommonSpot by PaperThin is a flexible, scalable and easy to use content management system (CMS). CommonSpot’s inherent ease of use empowers business users to be self-sufficient, productive, and achieve faster time-to-market, while enabling IT and site administrators to easily adapt the system to meet their complex needs. Key features such as the ability to create and publish RSS feeds—without writing code—come right out of the box. CommonSpot also offers a rich metadata architecture for content tagging and re-use, and taxonomy and facet-based navigation for better content organization. (*) Taken from website VULNERABILITY DESCRIPTION _________________________ Fields in loader.cfm are not sanitized properly making the CMS vulnerable to different Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE _________________________ 09/13/2009 - Vendor contacted 05/31/2010 - Full disclosure EXPLOIT/POC _________________ loader.cfm?csModule=security/email-login-info&errmsg=



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