The Vanilla Forums 22.214.171.124 till 126.96.36.199 were vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting.
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The 'p' parameter was not properly sanitized upon submission to the /index.php url, which allows attacker to conduct Cross Site Scripting attack. This may allow an attacker to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary script code in a victim's browser.
188.8.131.52 ~ 184.108.40.206
Upgrade to Vanilla Forums 220.127.116.11 or higher
Vanilla Forums Development Team http://vanillaforums.org/
This vulnerability was discovered by Aung Khant, http://yehg.net, YGN Ethical Hacker Group, Myanmar.
2010-01-25: notified vendor 2011-01-27: vendor released fix 2011-02-22: vulnerability disclosed
Original Advisory URL: http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/[vanilla_forums-18.104.22.168]cross_site_scripting Github Issue Report: https://github.com/vanillaforums/Garden/issuesearch?state=closed&q=xss#issue/750 Vendor Commit: https://github.com/vanillaforums/Garden/commit/0a22506c76ac419d390d5d1bde5ec5f48b195358 Vendor Release: http://vanillaforums.org/discussion/14397/vanilla-2.0.17-released/ XSS (owasp): http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross-site_Scripting(XSS) CWE-79: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html
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