Prabhu S Angadi has discovered a vulnerability in Sphinx Mobile Web Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.
Input passed via the "comment" parameter to a user's blog when posting a comment is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is being viewed.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 126.96.36.199. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Filter malicious characters and character sequences using a proxy.
Provided and/or discovered by: Prabhu S Angadi, SecPod Research.
Original Advisory: http://secpod.org/advisories/SecPod_SPHINX_SOFT_Mobile_Web_Server_Mul_Persistence_XSS_Vulns.txt
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Subject: Sphinx Mobile Web Server "comment" Blog Comment Script Insertion Vulnerability
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