Thread-IT Message Board XSS Vulnerability

2003-09-25T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:5159
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2003-09-25T00:00:00

Description

Thread-IT Message Board XSS Vulnerability

Published: 24 September 2003

Released: 24 September 2003

Affected Systems: Thread-IT Message Board

Vendor: http://www.ymonda.co.uk

Issue: Remote attackers can inject XSS script.

Description:

"Thread-IT is a simple message board product that uses classic ASP scripts and an Access database. Installation of this product is simple even for people that have no ASP scripting experience."

Details:

It's possibile to inject XSS script in the Topic Title, Name and Message fields.

Examples:

"><script> this code will hide every thing after it including the the board topics if ">any attacker write it in the topic title.

<script>windows.open("URL");</script> this code will open a new window when the board loaded.

Solution:

The vendor has been contacted and a patch is not yet produced.

Suggestions:

Filter all variables.

Discovered by / credit:

Bahaa Naamneh b_naamneh@hotmail.com http://www.bsecurity.tk