Cross-site Scripting (XSS) - Reflected in zikula/core


Reported on

Sep 18th 2021


Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks are a type of injection, in which malicious scripts are injected into otherwise benign and trusted websites

Proof of Concept

// PoC Request:

POST /permissions/test HTTP/1.1
Cookie: _zsid=qk60gkn4dmhgrjc6io2kt3dij4
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:91.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/91.0
Accept: application/json, text/javascript, */*; q=0.01
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8
X-Requested-With: XMLHttpRequest
Content-Length: 715
Sec-Fetch-Dest: empty
Sec-Fetch-Mode: cors
Sec-Fetch-Site: same-origin
Te: trailers
Connection: close


**Steps :

1 --> Go to -- >

2--> Inject [Payload js] in the username input and Click "Check Permissions"


This vulnerability is capable of...steal user session , takeover user account , make redirect user to attacker controlled site ...//

We have contacted a member of the zikula/core team and are waiting to hear back a year ago
Axel Guckelsberger validated this vulnerability a year ago
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Axel Guckelsberger confirmed that a fix has been merged on 1adc96 a year ago
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