VirtuaNews Admin Panel multiple cross-site scripting

virtuanews-multiple-xss (15402) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


VirtuaNews Admin Panel is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious script to the admin.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.


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Mar 05 2004 - 11:45:41 CST : VirtuaNews Admin Panel 1.0.3 Pro Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabillity.
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Mar 07 2004 - 20:02:32 CST: RE: VirtuaNews Admin Panel 1.0.3 Pro Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabillity.
  • VirtualNews Web site: VirtuaNews.
  • BID-9812: VirtuaSystems VirtuaNews Multiple Module Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • BID-9819: VirtuaSystems VirtuaNews Admin.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0358: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in VirtuaNews Admin Panel Pro 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script as other users via (1) the mainnews parameter in admin.php, (2) the expand parameter in admin.php, (3) the id parameter in admin.php, (4) the catid parameter in admin.php, or (5) an unnamed parameter during the newslogo_upload action in admin.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 4156: VirtuaNews admin.php mainnews Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 4157: VirtuaNews search.php query Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 4959: VirtuaNews Files/Vulns Module XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • VirtuaSystems VirtuaNews 1.0.3 Pro


Mar 05, 2004

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