Some vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pixie CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting or SQL injection attacks.
1) Input passed to the "x" parameter in index.php (when "s" is set to "blog" and "m" is set to "permalink") 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 the context of an affected site.
2) Input passed via the "Referer" HTTP header to the "referral()" function in admin/lib/lib_logs.php is not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
3) Input passed to the "x" parameter in index.php (when "s" is set to "blog" and "m" is set to "permalink") is not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.01a. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 1.02.
Provided and/or discovered by: 1, 2) Justin C. Klein Keane.
3) An anonymous person.
Original Advisory: Pixie CMS:
Justin C. Klein Keane:
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Subject: Pixie CMS SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
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