# Exploit Title: CiviCRM 5.59.alpha1 - Stored XSS (Cross-Site Scripting)  
# Date: 2023-02-02  
# Exploit Author: Andrea Intilangelo  
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# Software Link:  
# Version: 5.59.alpha1, 5.58.0 (and earlier), 5.57.3 (and earlier)  
# Tested on: Latest Version of Desktop Web Browsers (ATTOW: Firefox 109.0.1, Microsoft Edge 109.0.1518.70)  
# CVE: CVE-2023-25440 / Vendor Security Advisory: CIVI-SA-2023-05  
A stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in CiviCRM 5.59.alpha1 allows attacker to execute arbitrary web  
scripts or HTML.  
Injecting persistent javascript code inside the "Add Contact" function while creating a contact, in first/second name  
field, it will be triggered once page gets loaded.  
Steps to reproduce:  
- Quick Add contact to CiviCRM,  
- Insert a payload PoC inside the field(s)  
- Click on 'Add contact'.  
If a user visits the dashboard, as well as "Recently added" box, the javascript code will be rendered.  
2023-01-29: Vulnerability discovered  
2023-02-02: Request for CVE reservation  
2023-02-04: Vendor contacted  
2023-02-06: Vendor replies, acknowledgments and coordinating for advisory  
2023-02-14: Vendor discloses Security advisory and credits, internal id: CIVI-SA-2023-05  
2023-02-15: Vendor Security Advisory publication on  
2023-04-27: Assigned CVE number: CVE-2023-25440  
2023-05-18: CVE publication / disclosure