CompactCMS: XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Vulnerability

Users of CompactCMS please be advised of a XSS (Cross Site Scripting) vulnerability that has been identified.
To view this vulnerability, possible remedies, and others please check out the Security Advisories at Critical Watch (http://criticalwatch.com/support/security-advisories.aspx)

HTB22696: XSS in CompactCMS
Product: CompactCMS
Vulnerability Type: XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
Vulnerability Details:
User can execute arbitrary JavaScript code within the vulnerable application.

The vulnerability exists due to failure in the “/lib/includes/auth.inc.php” script to properly sanitize user-supplied
input in “userName” variable. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a compromise of the
application, theft of cookie-based authentication credentials, disclosure or modification of sensitive data.

Read more at http://www.criticalwatch.com

 

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