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TC-SA-2013-01: Reflected Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in e107 CMS v1.0.2 Apr 03 2013 11:32AM
Simon Bieber (sbieber tele-consulting com)
TC-SA-2013-01: Reflected Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) vulnerability
in e107 CMS v1.0.2

Published: 2013/04/03
Version 1.0

Affected Products:
e107 version 1.0.2 (others not tested)
http://www.e107.org

References:
TC-SA-2013-01 www.tele-consulting.com/advisories/TC-SA-2013-01.txt
(used for updates)
CVE-2013-2750 - Reflected Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) vulnerability
in e107 CMS v1.0.2

Summary:
"e107 is a free (open-source) content management system allowing
you to easily manage and publish your content. Developers can
save time in building websites and powerful online applications.
Users can avoid programming completely!" (www.e107.org)
The content_preset.php Script in e107 CMS is vulnerable to
reflected Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) attacks. Malicious code is
not sanitized when using "%00" in conjuction with "%0d%0a"
within GET-Parameter.

Effect:
Under certain circumstances it is possible that attackers may
inject arbitrary script code e. g. to steal authentication data.

Vulnerable Scripts:
/e107_plugins/content/handlers/content_preset.php

Examples:
http://[host]/e107_plugins/content/handlers/content_preset.php?
%3c%00script%0d%0a>alert('reflexted%20XSS')</script>

Possible Solutions:
Use e107 v1.0.3 (contains updated content_preset.php)

Affected products:
e107 1.0.2 (older releases have not been tested)

Disclosure Timeline:
2013/02/18 vendor contacted via email
2013/02/18 initial response
2013/03/04 proposed fix by vendor
2013/03/08 second proposed fix by vendor
2013/03/13 fix confirmed
2013/03/14 vendor released update 1.0.3
2013/04/03 Public disclosure

Credits
Simon Bieber (sbieber (at) tele-consulting (dot) com [email concealed])
Tele-Consulting security networking training GmbH
www.tele-consulting.com

Disclaimer:
All information is provided without warranty. The intent is to
provide information to secure infrastructure and/or systems, not
to be able to attack or damage. Therefore Tele-Consulting shall
not be liable for any direct or indirect damages that might be
caused by using this information.

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