Minihttp File Sharing for net Multiple Field XSS

2003-10-06T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:2263
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-10-06T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Minihttp File-sharing for net contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the "Subject:" or "Your message:" fields upon submission to the message forum 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

Minihttp File-sharing for net contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the "Subject:" or "Your message:" fields upon submission to the message forum 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.

Manual Testing Notes

In the "Subject:" or "Your message:" field, include the following:

<script>alert(document.cookie);</script>

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.minihttpserver.net/fbbs/index.php Secunia Advisory ID:9963 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-10/0086.html ISS X-Force ID: 13209 Bugtraq ID: 8781