HostBill – Admin Chat Generate Code CSRF & XSS Vulnerability (R911-0133)

Type: XSS
Location: Remote
Impact: Medium
Product: HostBill
Vulnerable Version: 2014-03-10
Fixed Version: 2014-03-12
CVE: -
R911: 0133
Date: 2014-03-13
By: Rack911

Product Description:

Whether you resell hosting or lease colocation space – you need to bill your customers. HostBill platform’s core components are designed to help you acquire customer, automate your services and ensure that invoices are paid on time.

Vulnerability Description:

Due to both a CSRF and XSS vulnerability present within the Chat Generate Code configuration page, it is possible for a malicious user to perform an attack against staff accounts with minimal effort.


We have deemed this vulnerability to be rated as MEDIUM due to the fact that staff account(s) can potentially be interfered with.

Vulnerable Version:

This vulnerability was tested against HostBill 2014-03-10.

Fixed Version:

This vulnerability was patched in HostBill 2014-03-12.

Vendor Contact Timeline:

2014-03-12: Vendor contacted via email.
2014-03-12: Vendor confirms vulnerability.
2014-03-12: Vendor issues 2014-03-12 update.
2014-03-13 Rack911 issues security advisory.