[SA21781] VCD-db Comments Script Insertion Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-09-06T00:00:00


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TITLE: VCD-db Comments Script Insertion Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21781/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: VCD-db 0.x http://secunia.com/product/6502/

DESCRIPTION: Some vulnerabilities have been reported in VCD-db, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed to unspecified parameters when handling comments 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 comment is viewed.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions prior to 0.983.

SOLUTION: Update to version 0.983.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=445066

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