NukeJokes modules.php cross-site scripting

nukejokes-modules-xss (16096) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


NukeJokes is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious code in a specially-crafted request to the modules.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, Sat May 08 2004 - 14:22:17 CDT: waraxe-2004-SA#028 - Multiple vulnerabilities in NukeJokes module for PhpNuke.
  • BID-10306: Adam Webb NukeJokes Module For PHP-Nuke Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2004-2007: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in modules.php in NukeJokes 1.7 and 2 Beta allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTML or web script via the (1) cat parameter in a CatView function or (2) jokeid parameter in a JokeView function.
  • OSVDB ID: 6012: PHP-Nuke NukeJokes Module Multiple Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Adam Webb NukeJokes 1.7
  • Adam Webb NukeJokes 2 Beta


May 08, 2004

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