Published on April 28th, 2020 📆 | 3021 Views ⚑0
POS PHP 17.5 Cross Site Scripting ↭
POS PHP v17.5 – Persistent Cross Site Web Vulnerability
Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):
Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
Cross Site Scripting – Persistent
Current Estimated Price:
1.000€ – 2.000€
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Abstract Advisory Information:
The vulnerability laboratory core research team discovered a persistent
cross site scripting web vulnerability in the POS PHP v17.5 web-application.
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2020-04-28: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)
Restricted authentication (user/moderator) – User privileges
Low User Interaction
Independent Security Research
Technical Details & Description:
A persistent input validation web vulnerability has been discovered in
the official POS PHP v17.5 web-application.
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject own malicious script
codes with persistent attack vector to
compromise browser to web-application requests from the application-side.
The persistent web vulnerability is located in the firstname and
lastname parameter of the customer profile module.
Remote attackers are able to change or add malicious script code as
firstname and lastname to customer profiles.
Thus allows to execute the script code with persistent attack vector
against administrators in the backend in the
/customers/ or customers/save/ modules. The request method to inject is
POST via add or edit of the customer and
the attack vector is located on the application-side.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in session
hijacking, persistent phishing attacks, persistent
external redirects to malicious source and persistent manipulation of
affected application modules.
[+] Customer (index.php/customers/save)
Proof of Concept (PoC):
The persistent input validation web vulnerability can be exploited by
remote attackers with low privilege user account with low user interaction.
For security demonstration or to reproduce the security web
vulnerability follow the provided information and steps below to continue.
Manual steps to reproduce …
1. Register a customer account
2. Move to the profile section
3. Inject test payload into the vulnerable firstname and lastname input
4. Save the entry and wait
Note: The execute occurs in the backend on preview of barcode, customer
details and more
5. Wait until the admin or other high privileged user roles are
interacting for execute
6. Successful reproduce of the persistent web vulnerability!
PoC: Vulnerable Source
Reports – PHP Point Of Sale, Inc “onload=”alert(document.cookie)”> >”onload=alert(document.cookie)>
save_report_button pull-right” data-message=”Enter report name”> Add to
— PoC Session Logs [POST] —
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8
Credits & Authors:
Benjamin Kunz Mejri –
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