[SA16365] Chipmunk Forum "fontcolor" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

2005-08-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:9429
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-08-09T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: Chipmunk Forum "fontcolor" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA16365

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/16365/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Chipmunk Forum 1.x http://secunia.com/product/4612/

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

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

Successful exploitation requires that "register_globals" is enabled.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.3. Other versions may also be affected.

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

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: rgod


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