FreezingCold Broadboard url XSS

2003-08-06T08:00:38
ID OSVDB:2373
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-08-06T08:00:38

Description

Vulnerability Description

aspBoard contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate "url" variables upon submission to the application. 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.

Technical Description

Broadboard is also known as aspBoard

Solution Description

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

Short Description

aspBoard contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate "url" variables upon submission to the application. 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 URL field add: <script>alert('OSVDB')</script>

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.freezingcold.com Secunia Advisory ID:9457 Other Advisory URL: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-08/0049.html Other Advisory URL: http://www.zone-h.org/en/advisories/read/id=2834/ ISS X-Force ID: 12825 Bugtraq ID: 8345