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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0541

Original release date: 02/25/2009
Last revised: 02/25/2009


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Magento 1.2.0 and allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the username field in an admin/ request to index.php, possibly related to the login[username] parameter and the app/code/core/Mage/Admin/Model/Session.php login function; (2) the email address field in an admin/index/forgotpassword/ request to index.php, possibly related to the email parameter and the app/code/core/Mage/Adminhtml/controllers/IndexController.php forgotpasswordAction function; or (3) the return parameter to the default URI under downloader/.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20090223 Magento Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities - Security Advisory - SOS-09-002
External Source: BID
Name: 33872
External Source: XF
Name: magento-login-xss(48876)
External Source: XF
Name: magento-forgotpasswordaction-xss(48877)
External Source: XF
Name: magneto-downloader-xss(48878)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021746

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)