[UNIX] The Books Module for the PostNuke CMS XSS Vulnerability

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Date: 10/06/02


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Date: 6 Oct 2002 7:44:9 +0200

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  The Books Module for the PostNuke CMS XSS Vulnerability
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SUMMARY

The <http://pn-mod-books.sourceforge.net/> books module is a module for
the PostNuke Content Management System. PostNuke is a powerful
open-source'd and highly modularized CMS. It can be extended with so
called "modules". This is one of them. A vulnerability in the product
allows remote attackers to cause the product to display third-party data
as if it were its own (this data can be anything from HTML to JavaScript).

DETAILS

Vulnerable systems:
 * Books module version 0.54 is running as a Mutant (PN 0.64)
 * Books module version 0.6 is running as a Rogue (PN 0.7)

Exploit:
http://servernuke/modules.php?op=modload&name=books&file=index&req=search&query=|script|alert(document.cookie)|/script|

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The information has been provided by <mailto:jorgep@spdps.com.ar>
Pistone.

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