Vladimir Vorontsov has reported some vulnerabilities in Amiro.CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and disclose potentially sensitive information
1) Input passed to the "status_message" parameter in /news, /comment, /forum, /blog, /tags, _admin/forum.php, /_admin/discussion.php, /_admin/guestbook.php, /_admin/blog.php, /_admin/news.php, /_admin/google_sitemap.php, /_admin/sitemap_history.php, /_admin/locales.php and /_admin/plugins_wizard.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.
2) Input passed to the "loginname" parameter in /_admin/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.
3) Input passed to the "loginname" parameter in /_admin/index.php is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to disclose the full path to the application's installation directory by sending "%%%" as the login name.
The vulnerabilities are reported in version 188.8.131.52. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.
Provided and/or discovered by: Vladimir Vorontsov
Original Advisory: 1, 2) http://www.onsec.ru/vuln?id=11
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Subject: Amiro.CMS Cross-Site Scripting and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
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