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Mezzanine CMS 4.1.0 XSS
Feb 03 2016 04:14AM
hyp3rlinx lycos com
[+] Credits: hyp3rlinx
[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org
[+] Source: http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/MEZZANINE-CMS-XSS.txt
Mezzanine is an open source CMS built using the python based Django framework.
XSS entry points exists within the filebrowser_safe package.
In many areas throughout filebrowser, querystring parameters are passed directly into templates to form URLS for links and forms,
In order to exploit this, a attacker would need to trick an authenticated administrator into clicking a malicious link
or viewing a malicious web page containing the XSS payload.
Upgrade right away (pip install -U filebrowser_safe).
If for some reason you're unable to upgrade seamlessly, here is the fix which you need to apply:
Vendor Notification: January 26, 2016
Feburary 2, 2016 : Public Disclosure
Request Method(s): [+] GET
Vulnerable Product: [+] Mezzanine 4.1.0
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The author is not responsible for any misuse of the information contained herein and prohibits any malicious use of all security related information or exploits by the author or elsewhere.
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