Xoops 2.0.x Viewtopic.php Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

2004-01-26T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:23606
Type exploitdb
Reporter Ben Drysdale
Modified 2004-01-26T00:00:00

Description

Xoops 2.0.x Viewtopic.php Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability. CVE-2004-2756. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9497/info

It has been reported that Xoops may be prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability that may allow a remote user to execute HTML or script code in a user's browser. HTML and script code may be parsed via the 'topic_id' and 'forum' URI parameters of 'newbb/viewtopic.php' script.

Successful exploitation of this attack may allow an attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials. Other attacks are also possible.

Xoops versions 2.x have been reported to be prone to this issue. 

http://www.example.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=14577&forum=2"><script>alert(document.cookie);</script>
http://www.example.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=14577"><script>alert(document.cookie);</script>&forum=2