[CVE-2022–42099]KLiK SocialMediaWebsite Version 1.0.1 — Stored XSS Vulnerability at Forum Subject

2 min readSep 28, 2022

Vulnerability Explanation:

KLiK SocialMediaWebsite Version 1.0.1 has XSS vulnerabilities that allow attackers to store XSS via location Forum Subject input.

Affected Component:


Payload :

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Tested on:

  1. KLiK SocialMediaWebsite Version 1.0.1 https://github.com/msaad1999/KLiK-SocialMediaWebsite
  2. Google Chrome Version 103.0.5060.114 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Steps to attack:

  1. Login with user credentials.

2. Go to the “Forum”(any forum) as show in the picture

3. Next, click on the “Forum Subject” input then enter the XSS payload and press the Create Forum button then there will be a message saying that the forum has been successfully created as in the picture.

4. Next, go back to the index.php page and you will see that a new forum has been created.

5. After, go to that forum The XSS payload will run immediately.


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