Cross-site Scripting (XSS) - Reflected in znixbtw/panel-v2


Reported on

Aug 23rd 2021

✍️ Description

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks are a type of injection, in which malicious scripts are injected into websites. An attacker can use XSS to send a malicious script to an unsuspecting user. The end user’s browser has no way to know that the script should not be trusted, and will execute the script. is vulnerable to XSS as shown below:

🕵️‍♂️ Proof of Concept

Vulnerable resource: panel-v2/admin/cheat.php Vulnerable variable: $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"]; Snippet:

<form method="POST" action="<?php echo $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"]; ?>">

As an authenticated used perform the following request in a browser:


</br> </br>
Observe the XSS in the response

💥 Impact

Because it thinks the script came from a trusted source, the malicious script can access any cookies, session tokens, or other sensitive information retained by the browser and used with that site. These scripts can even rewrite the content of the HTML page.

We have contacted a member of the znixbtw/panel-v2 team and are waiting to hear back 2 years ago
znixbtw validated this vulnerability 2 years ago
hitisec has been awarded the disclosure bounty
The fix bounty is now up for grabs
znixbtw marked this as fixed with commit 19096f 2 years ago
The fix bounty has been dropped
cheat.php#L107 has been validated
cheat.php#L95 has been validated
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