PHPRecipeBook recipe cross-site scripting

phprecipebook-recipe-xss (13574) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


PHPRecipeBook is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could post a recipe containing malicious HTML or script code, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser, when the recipe is viewed.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of PHPRecipeBook (2.18 or later), available from the PHPRecipeBook Web page. See References.


  • PHPRecipeBook Web page: PHP RecipeBook.
  • BID-8963: PHPRecipeBook Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting/HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2003-1190: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in PHPRecipeBook 1.24 through 2.17 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a recipe.
  • OSVDB ID: 2755: PHPRecipeBook Recipe XSS
  • SA10109: PHPRecipeBook Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Todd Rogers PHPRecipeBook prior to 2.18


Nov 03, 2003

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