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Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1 - Cross-Site Scripting

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What is the "Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1 - Cross-Site Scripting?"

The "Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1 - Cross-Site Scripting" module is designed to detect a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1 software. This module targets the Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1, a content management system used for creating and managing online marketplaces.

This vulnerability is classified as high severity, indicating that it poses a significant risk to the security of the affected system. It allows attackers to inject malicious scripts into web pages viewed by users, potentially leading to unauthorized access, data theft, or other malicious activities.


A successful exploitation of the cross-site scripting vulnerability in Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1 can have various impacts, including:

- Data theft: Attackers can steal sensitive user information, such as login credentials, personal data, or financial details. - Session hijacking: By injecting malicious scripts, attackers can hijack user sessions, gaining unauthorized access to user accounts. - Phishing attacks: The vulnerability can be leveraged to trick users into disclosing sensitive information or performing unintended actions. - Defacement: Attackers can modify the appearance or content of web pages, potentially damaging the reputation of the affected website.

How the module works?

The "Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1 - Cross-Site Scripting" module works by sending a specific HTTP request to the target system and analyzing the response for indicators of the vulnerability. The module uses the following matching conditions to identify the presence of the vulnerability:

- Body match: The module checks if the response body contains the specific payload associated with the cross-site scripting attack. - Header match: It verifies if the response header includes the expected "text/html" content type. - Status match: The module confirms that the HTTP response status code is 200, indicating a successful request.

By combining these matching conditions, the module can accurately detect the presence of the cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Vanguard Marketplace CMS 2.1 software.

Module preview

Concurrent Requests (1)
1. HTTP Request template
Raw request
Matching conditions
word: </script><script>alert(document.domain)<...and
word: text/htmland
status: 200
Passive global matcher
No matching conditions.
On match action
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