phpbb 2.0.x [xss]

2006.12.11
Credit: laurent gaffi
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 6/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single time
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

vendor site:http://phpbb.com/ product:phpbb bug:xss risk:low A xss post has been discovered in phpbb ,the impact of this attack is very low ,because it's more a bug , than a vulnerability . An authentificated user can excute some html code in his private message box , by sending a message to an inexistant user . here's a proof of concept about this xss : - log in - get in your private message box - send a message to someone who doesn't exist with the following message : </textarea>'"><script>alert(document.cookie)</script> laurent gaffi contact: saps.audit (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]


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