Cross site scripting vulnerability in throsten /phpmyfaq in thorsten/phpmyfaq


Reported on

Apr 6th 2023


Cross site scripting vulnerability in throsten /phpmyfaq in tag field at admin dashboard.

Proof of Concept

1 . Login to the demo admin account.

2 . Go to admin dashboard --> Contents --> Add new FaQ -->Faq meta data

3 . Add payload in tag field (payload ="><iMg SrC="x" oNeRRor="alert(1);"> )

4 . Select Faq status as published

5 . click save

6 . Go to user account account

7 . open previously added question in categories

xss will trigger


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Thorsten Rinne marked this as fixed in 3.1.13 with commit 514f4d a year ago
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