TITLE: YaBB Input Validation Vulnerabilities
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA12609
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/12609/
CRITICAL: Less critical
IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting, Manipulation of data
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: YaBB 1.x http://secunia.com/product/541/
DESCRIPTION: Two vulnerabilities have been reported in YaBB, which can be exploited to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and manipulate certain files.
1) An unspecified input validation error in "Adminedit.pl" reportedly allows code execution in "settings.pl".
2) An input validation error in the handling of the "subject" variable allows insertion of line breaks. This makes it possible for malicious user to manipulate the content in the related text file.
The vulnerabilities affect versions prior to version 1 GOLD SP 1.3.2.
SOLUTION: Update to version 1 GOLD SP 1.3.2. http://www.yabbforum.com/downloads.php
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: 1) Reported by vendor. 2) Dmitry Shurupov
ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://www.yabbforum.com/community/YaBB.pl?board=general;action=display;num=1093133233
OTHER REFERENCES: SA11128: http://secunia.com/advisories/11128/
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