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Element CMS script insertion vulnerability
From: <edi.strosar () varnostne-novice com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 21:41:29 -0400

TeamIntell Security Advisory TISA2007-06-Public
Element CMS "s" parameter script insertion vulnerability

Release Date:    14.7.2007
Severity:        Less critical
Impact:          Cross-site scripting (XSS)
Status:          Official patch not available (0-day)
Software:        Element CMS
Vendor:          http://www.element.si
Disclosed:       Edi Strosar (TeamIntell)


Element CMS, a full featured Slovenian content management 
system, is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability 
because the application fails to properly sanitize 
user-supplied input.

Input passed to the "s" parameter in default.asp is not 
properly sanitized before being used. This can be 
exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code in a 
user's browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability is reported in all versions of Element 

Proof of Concept:



Vendor informed. Official patch not available.

Note: because of arrogant and unprofessional vendor's 
response TeamIntell decided to release the advisory.


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The content of this report is purely informational and 
meant for educational purposes only. Maldin d.o.o. shall 
in no event be liable for any damage whatsoever, direct or 
implied, arising from use or spread of this information. 
Any use of information in this advisory is entirely at 
user's own risk.

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