bBlog index.php blogname Variable XSS

2004-03-26T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:10510
Type osvdb
Reporter penfold(penfold@dlofnep.com)
Modified 2004-03-26T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

bBlog contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate $blogname variable upon submission to the index.php script. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

bBlog contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate $blogname variable upon submission to the index.php script. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

References:

Security Tracker: 1009564 Mail List Post: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/358779 ISS X-Force ID: 15635 CVE-2004-1865