Polopoly Search Module XSS

2005-12-21T00:55:44
ID OSVDB:21878
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-12-21T00:55:44

Description

Vulnerability Description

Polopoly has been reported to contain a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw supposedly exists because the application does not validate input upon submission to the search module script. However, the vendor has provided additional details indicating the vulnerability only affected the vendor's site, not the code distributed with the Polopoly software package.

Solution Description

The vulnerability reported is incorrect. No solution required.

Short Description

Polopoly has been reported to contain a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw supposedly exists because the application does not validate input upon submission to the search module script. However, the vendor has provided additional details indicating the vulnerability only affected the vendor's site, not the code distributed with the Polopoly software package.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.polopoly.com/ Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/12/polopoly-xss-vuln.html Other Advisory URL: http://osvdb.org/ref/21/21878-vendor_reply.txt Mail List Post: http://attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2006-October/001068.html CVE-2005-4481 Bugtraq ID: 16007