Forumwa Message Post Multiple Field XSS

2005-03-01T10:05:34
ID OSVDB:14315
Type osvdb
Reporter Raven(raven@tgs-security.com)
Modified 2005-03-01T10:05:34

Description

Vulnerability Description

Forumwa contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the "subject" and "body" fields upon submission of a message. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted message 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

Forumwa contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the "subject" and "body" fields upon submission of a message. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted message 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.demof.com/forumwa.php Security Tracker: 1013350 Secunia Advisory ID:14418 Related OSVDB ID: 14314 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-03/0020.html CVE-2005-0628