[SA21611] PHP iAddressBook "cat_name" Script Insertion Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-24T00:00:00


TITLE: PHP iAddressBook "cat_name" Script Insertion Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21611/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: PHP iAddressbook 0.x http://secunia.com/product/11678/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in PHP iAddressbook, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed to the "cat_name" form field parameter when adding a Category is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is viewed.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions prior to 0.95.

SOLUTION: Update to version 0.95.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://wacha.ch/wiki/addressbook:changelog

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