Simple Machines Forum - SMF 'X-Forwarded-For' XSS Vulnerability

2006.03.07
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-79


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

New eVuln Advisory: Simple Machines Forum - SMF 'X-Forwarded-For' XSS Vulnerability http://evuln.com/vulns/86/summary.html --------------------Summary---------------- eVuln ID: EV0086 CVE: CVE-2006-0896 Software: Simple Machines Forum - SMF Sowtware's Web Site: http://www.simplemachines.org/ Versions: 1.0.6 Critical Level: Harmless Type: Cross-Site Scripting Class: Remote Status: Unpatched. Developer(s) contacted. Exploit: Available Solution: Not Available Discovered by: Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu (eVuln.com) -----------------Description--------------- Vulnerable script: Sources/Register.php Variable $_SERVER['HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR'] isn't properly sanitized. This can be used to post HTTP query with fake X-Forwarded-For value which may contain arbitrary html or script code. This code will be executed when administrator will open "View all members" section in Administrator's control panel . Administrator's session is threatened. --------------Exploit---------------------- Available at: http://evuln.com/vulns/86/exploit.html --------------Solution--------------------- No Patch available. --------------Credit----------------------- Discovered by: Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu (eVuln.com) Regards, Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu http://evuln.com - Penetration Testing Services .


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