Secunia Research: Website Baker "username" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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                     Secunia Research 30/06/2010

   - Website Baker "username" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* Website Baker version 2.8.1 Revision 1287.

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Less critical
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"WebsiteBaker helps you to create the website you want: A free, easy 
and secure, flexible and extensible open source content management 
system (CMS)."

Product Link:
http://www.websitebaker2.org/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Website Baker, 
which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site 
scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "username" parameter in admin/login/index.php is 
not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be
exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's 
browser session in context of an affected site.

Successful exploitation requires that the victim is logged out.

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5) Solution 

No fix is currently available.

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6) Time Table

07/06/2010 - Vendor notified.
14/06/2010 - Vendor notified (2nd attempt).
22/06/2010 - Vendor notified (3rd attempt).
30/06/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has not 
currently assigned a CVE identifier for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-89/

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