XMB multiple scripts allow cross-site scripting

xmb-multiple-scripts-xss (15292) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Extreme Message Board (XMB) Forum is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could embed malicious script in certain parameters in multiple scripts, including the forumdisplay.php script, the member.php script, the u2uadmin.php script or the editprofile.php script, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of XMB (1.8 Final SP3 or later), available from the XMB Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Aventure Media United Kingdom XMB 1.8 SP2

Reported:

Feb 23, 2004

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