Vulnerability CVE-2012-6557


Published: 2013-05-23

Description:
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the AboutMe plugin 1.1.1 for Vanilla Forums allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) AboutMe/RealName, (2) AboutMe/Name, (3) AboutMe/Quote, (4) AboutMe/Loc, (5) AboutMe/Emp, (6) AboutMe/JobTit, (7) AboutMe/HS, (8) AboutMe/Col, (9) AboutMe/Bio, (10) AboutMe/Inter, (11) AboutMe/Mus, (12) AboutMe/Gam, (13) AboutMe/Mov, (14) AboutMe/FTV, or (15) AboutMe/Bks parameter to the Edit My Details page. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Zodiacdm -> Aboutme-plugin 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53631
http://www.henryhoggard.co.uk/security/183/
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/18911
http://secunia.com/advisories/49207

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