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foxrum "url" bbcode Script Insertion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-01-10    Last Update:  2006-08-04    Views:  7,263

Secunia Advisory SA18386

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu has discovered a vulnerability in foxrum, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed via the "url" bbcode tag when posting a message isn't properly verified, before being used. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when a malicious link with the "JavaScript" URI handler is followed from a malicious message.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 4.0.4f. Other versions may also be affected.


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

Provided and/or discovered by:
Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu

Original Advisory:
http://evuln.com/vulns/20/summary.html

Deep Links:
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