liscker has discovered a vulnerability in BBSXP, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Input appended to the URL after e.g. AddPost.asp, AddTopic.asp, Admin_Default.asp, Bank.asp, Manage.asp, and ShowPost.asp 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 the context of an affected site.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2008 SP2. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
Provided and/or discovered by: liscker
Original Advisory: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-03/0049.html
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 email@example.com
Subject: BBSXP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
No posts yet
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Secunia Customer Login
Not a customer already?
Learn more about how our market leading Vulnerability Management solutions can help you manage risk and ensure compliance.