IP.Board 4.1.4.x - Persistent XSS Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:38837
Type exploitdb
Reporter Mehdi Alouache
Modified 2015-12-01T00:00:00


IP.Board 4.1.4.x - Persistent XSS Vulnerability. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                            # Exploit Title: IP.Board Persistent XSS Vulnerability
# Date: 29/10/2015
# Software Link: https://www.invisionpower.com/buy
# Software version : 4.1.4.x
# Exploit Author: Mehdi Alouache
# Contact: mehdi.alouache@etu.univ-lehavre.fr
# Category: webapps

1. Description

Any registered user can execute remote javascript code by sending a 
private message to another user. The malicious JS code has to
be written in the title of the message, and the receiver must have 
enabled the notifications when a new message is delivered.
Note that the code will be directly executed as soon as the notification 
appear. (The receiver doesn't even need to check his

2. Proof of Concept

Register on the forum (IP.Board) of a website as a regular user, and 
send a message to any user having the message notifications
enabled. In the title field (and only here), a simple 
<script>alert(1)</script> will show a dialog box to the victim.

3. Solution:

Patch the vulnerability with the (incoming) associated patch.

Departement informatique
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