BigTree CMS up to 4.2.18 Edit Page admin.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in BigTree CMS up to 4.2.18 (Content Management System) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown part of the file admin.php of the component Edit Page. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

admin.php in BigTree through 4.2.18 has a Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability, which allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by launching an Edit Page action and entering the Navigation Title or Page Title of a page that is scheduled for future publication (aka a pending page change).

The bug was discovered 06/11/2017. The weakness was published 06/12/2017 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-9547 since 06/11/2017. The attack may be initiated remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:admin.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 103063
OpenVAS Name: BigTree CMS <= 4.2.18 Multiple CSRF and XSS Vulnerabilities
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06/11/2017 🔍
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Advisory: 297
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CVE: CVE-2017-9547 (🔍)


Created: 06/12/2017 06:53 PM
Updated: 12/08/2022 12:00 PM
Changes: 06/12/2017 06:53 PM (63), 10/16/2019 10:18 AM (2), 12/08/2022 12:00 PM (4)
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