PhpGedView search.php cross-site scripting

phpgedview-search-xss (14160) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PhpGedView is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could create a malicious URL link to the search.php script containing embedded code in the firstname variable, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • PhpGedView PhpGedView 2.61

Reported:

Jan 06, 2004

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