[SA19052] MyPHPNuke Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-02-28T00:00:00


TITLE: MyPHPNuke Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/19052/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: myPHPNuke 1.x http://secunia.com/product/1119/

DESCRIPTION: Mustafa Can Bjorn has reported some vulnerabilities in MyPHPNuke, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "letter" parameter in reviews.php and "dcategory" parameter in download.php is not 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 an affected site.

The vulnerabilities have been reported in version 1.8.8_7. Prior versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Update to version 1.8.8_8 or later.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Mustafa Can Bjorn "nukedx a.k.a nuker"

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: MyPHPNuke: http://www.myphpnuke.com/article.php?sid=1035&mode=thread&order=0

Mustafa Can Bjorn: http://www.nukedx.com/?viewdoc=12

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