TITLE: HLstats "q" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA21635
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21635/
CRITICAL: Less critical
IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: HLstats 1.x http://secunia.com/product/11755/
DESCRIPTION: kefka has discovered a vulnerability in HLstats, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Input passed to the "q" parameter in hlstats.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 vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.34. Other versions may also be affected.
SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: kefka
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