Invision Power Board BBTag XSS

2005-01-15T23:17:15
ID OSVDB:13151
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2005-01-15T23:17:15

Description

Vulnerability Description

Invision Power Board contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate nested style variables when processing BBTags. 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

Invision Power Board contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate nested style variables when processing BBTags. 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:

Vendor URL: http://www.invisionboard.com/ Related OSVDB ID: 13150 Other Advisory URL: http://www.securitylab.ru/51808.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-01/0526.html