XSS and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in BoastMachine
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in BoastMachine
Software: BoastMachine 3.1 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage: https://github.com/knadh/boastmachine
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection
Researcher: Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference: NS-13-014
boastMachine is an open source, state of the art publishing platform that makes your web publishing experience so fun and easy as never before! From the fully automated installation to advanced content management features to spam fighting, boastMachine provides you with all that you would ever need!
BoastMachine is affected by XSS and SQL Injection vulnerabilities in version 3.1.
Example PoC urls are as follows:
- SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
(POST – blog)
blog='+(SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)+'
- XSS Vulnerabilities
http://example.com/index.php(POST – params: key, blog)
http://example.com/user.php(POST – params: blog)
Learn more about Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection vulnerabilities:
No patch released.
10/07/2013 – First Contact – No Response
24/07/2013 – Second Contact – No response
10/12/2013 – Vulnerability Released
It has been discovered on testing of Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.
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