vBulletin search.php query Parameter XSS

2004-02-16T00:00:00
ID JELSOFT_VBULLETIN_XSS.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-08-02T00:00:00

Description

There is a cross-site scripting issue in vBulletin that may allow an attacker to steal a user

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#



include("compat.inc");

if(description)
{
 script_id(12058);
 script_version ("1.22");
 script_cve_id("CVE-2004-2076");
 script_bugtraq_id(9649, 9656);
 
 script_name(english:"vBulletin search.php query Parameter XSS");

 script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote host contains a PHP application that is vulnerable to a
cross-site scripting attack." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"There is a cross-site scripting issue in vBulletin that may allow an
attacker to steal a user's cookies." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/353869" );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Unknown at this time." );
 script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
 script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No exploit is required");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");
 script_cwe_id(20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990);

 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value: "2004/02/16");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value: "2004/02/13");
 script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/15 20:50:19");
script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"remote");
script_end_attributes();

 
 script_summary(english:"Checks for JelSoft VBulletin");
 script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
 script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof."); 
 script_family(english:"CGI abuses : XSS");
 script_dependencies("vbulletin_detect.nasl", "cross_site_scripting.nasl");
 script_exclude_keys("Settings/disable_cgi_scanning");
 script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
 script_require_keys("www/PHP");
 exit(0);
}

# The script code starts here
include("global_settings.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");
include("http.inc");

port = get_http_port(default:80);

if(!get_port_state(port))exit(0);
if(!can_host_php(port:port))exit(0);

# Test an install.
install = get_kb_item(string("www/", port, "/vBulletin"));
if (isnull(install)) exit(0);
matches = eregmatch(string:install, pattern:"^(.+) under (/.*)$");
if (!isnull(matches)) {
 d = matches[2];
 test_cgi_xss(port: port, cgi: "/search.php", dirs: make_list(d),
 qs: "do=process&showposts=0&query=<script>foo</script>",
 pass_re: "<script>foo</script>");
}