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XSS Vulnerability in Tracks 1.7.2
From: Netsparker Advisories <advisories () mavitunasecurity com>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 11:40:19 +0300

Information
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Name :  XSS vulnerability in Tracks
Software :  Tracks 1.7.2.
Vendor Hompeage :  http://getontracks.org/
Vulnerability Type :  Cross-Site Scripting
Severity :  High
Researcher :  Mesut Timur <mesut [at] mavitunasecurity [dot] com>
Advisory Reference :  NS-11-003

Description
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Tracks is a web-based application to help you implement David Allen’s
Getting Things Done™ methodology.

Details
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Tracks is affected by a XSS vulnerability in version 1.7.2.
Example PoC url is as follows :

http://example.com/todos/tag/'"--></style></script><script>alert(0x000238)</script>

You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting
vulnerabilities from here :
http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/crosssite-scripting-xss/

Solution
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Upgrade to the latest Tracks version (1.7.3 or later).
Credits
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It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web Application
Security Scanner - http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker/.

References
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1. Vendor URL: http://www.getontracks.org/downloads/comments/tracks-173
2. MSL Advisory Link :
http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/XSS-vulnerability-in-Tracks/
3. Netsparker Advisories :
http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/

About Netsparker
-------------------
Netsparker® can find and report security issues such as SQL Injection
and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all web applications regardless of
the platform and the technology they are built on. Netsparker's unique
detection and exploitation techniques allows it to be dead accurate in
reporting hence it's the first and the only False Positive Free web
application security scanner.

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