[SA18310] Enhanced Simple PHP Gallery "dir" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

2006-01-05T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:10902
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-01-05T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Enhanced Simple PHP Gallery "dir" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA18310

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/18310/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Enhanced Simple PHP Gallery 1.x http://secunia.com/product/6744/

DESCRIPTION: preddy has discovered a vulnerability in Enhanced Simple PHP Gallery, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "dir" parameters in "index.php" isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of a vulnerable site.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.7. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: preddy


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