[SA16154] Pyrox Search "whatdoreplace" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

2005-07-22T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:9259
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-07-22T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: Pyrox Search "whatdoreplace" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA16154

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/16154/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Pyrox Search 1.x http://secunia.com/product/5421/

DESCRIPTION: rgod has discovered a vulnerability in Pyrox Search, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "whatdoreplace" parameter in "NEWSEARCH.php" isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of a vulnerable site.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.05. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: rgod

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://www.rgod.altervista.org/pyroxsearchpoc.txt


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