[SA21787] Attachment Mod Attachment Script Insertion Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-09-07T00:00:00


TITLE: Attachment Mod Attachment Script Insertion Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21787/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Attachment Mod 2.x (module for phpBB) http://secunia.com/product/4371/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in the Attachment Mod module for phpBB, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed in uploaded attachments is not properly verified before being used. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when a specially crafted image is viewed directly in the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.

SOLUTION: Update to version 2.4.5.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=445469

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