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Re: CVE Request -- Zikula (v1.3.x) -- XSS flaw due improper sanitization of 'themename' parameter by setting default, modifying and deleting themes
From: Josh Bressers <bressers () redhat com>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 13:50:44 -0400 (EDT)

Please use CVE-2011-3352



----- Original Message -----
Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,

it was found that the Zikula web application framework did not
properly sanitize the 'themename' parameter, while setting particular
theme as a default one, modifying the theme or deleting it. A remote
attacker, with Zikula administrator privilege, could use this flaw to
execute arbitrary HTML or web script code in the context of the
affected website.

[1] http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/519565/30/0/threaded
[2] https://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xss_in_zikula.html
[3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=736707

Relevant upstream patch:

Vulnerable Zikula versions: Development versions prior to patch [4].
Not vulnerable versions: Zikula v1.2.7 (stable). Doesn't contain
code in question yet.

Provided PoC (from [1], [2]):

Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

Thanks && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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