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Moderately critical

versatileBulletinBoard Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection

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Release Date:  2005-10-12    Last Update:  2006-01-19    Views:  9,863

Secunia Advisory SA17174

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Cross Site Scripting, Manipulation of data, Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


rgod has discovered some vulnerabilities and a security issue in versatileBulletinBoard, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose system information, and conduct cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks.

1) Some input isn't properly sanitised before being used in a SQL query. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

Successful exploitation requires that "magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled.

2) Input passed to the "file" parameter in "imagewin.php" and the "url" parameter in "dereferrer.php" isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

3) The problem is that it is possible to list versions of installed scripts by accessing the "getversions.php" script directly.

The vulnerabilities and the security issue have been confirmed in version 1.0.0RC2. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified and sanitised.

Provided and/or discovered by:
rgod

Original Advisory:
http://rgod.altervista.org/versatile100RC2.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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