Some vulnerabilities have been discovered in Yet Another Link Directory (YALD), which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and SQL injection attacks.
1) Input passed to the "search" parameter in yald.php is not 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.
2) Input passed to the "search" parameter in yald.php is not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires that "magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled.
The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 1.1.
Provided and/or discovered by: 1) Luny
2) Reported by the vendor.
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Subject: Yet Another Link Directory "search" SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting
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