Secunia Research: RunCMS "topicmanager.php" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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                    Secunia Research 30/03/2011

   - RunCMS "topicmanager.php" 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 

* RunCMS version 2.2.2.

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 

"Reliable - Unique - Nocost"

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

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4) Description of Vulnerability

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

Input appended to the URL after modules/forum/topicmanager.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.

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5) Solution 

A fix is not currently available.

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6) Time Table

15/03/2011 - Vendor notified.
24/03/2011 - Vendor notified (2nd attempt).
30/03/2011 - 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/2011-30/

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