PunBB Admin Function XSS

2003-03-08T15:38:01
ID OSVDB:7982
Type osvdb
Reporter Samuel Lidn Borell()
Modified 2003-03-08T15:38:01

Description

Vulnerability Description

PunBB contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate variables upon submission to certain administratively functions. 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. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.0 RC1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

PunBB contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate variables upon submission to certain administratively functions. 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. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.punbb.org/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL