[SA18873] Clever Copy Private Message "Subject" Script Insertion Vulnerability

2006-02-16T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:11474
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-02-16T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Clever Copy Private Message "Subject" Script Insertion Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA18873

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/18873/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Clever Copy 3.x http://secunia.com/product/7899/

DESCRIPTION: Thomas Pollet has discovered a vulnerability in Clever Copy, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed to the Subject field in the Private Messages functionality isn't sanitised before being stored. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected website when a malicious message is viewed.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 3.0. Other versions may also be affected.

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

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Thomas Pollet


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