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Exponent CMS image gallery Module Script Insertion and Full Path Disclosure

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Release Date:  2005-11-22    Last Update:  2005-12-07    Views:  10,034

Secunia Advisory SA17655

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting, Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Hans Wolters has reported a weakness and a vulnerability in the image gallery module for Exponent CMS, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose system information and conduct script insertion attacks.

1) The problem is that the full path to the installation is shown when placing preview icons.

2) An input validation error in the upload handling can be exploited to upload documents containing arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious document is viewed.


Solution:
The vulnerability and the weakness have been fixed in the CVS repository.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Hans Wolters

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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