ATutor login and search.php scripts cross-site scripting

atutor-login-search-xss (21910) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


ATutor is vulnerable to cross-site scripting in the login.php and search.php scripts. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted URL to the login.php and search.php scripts containing embedded script which, once the link is clicked, would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of ATutor (1.5.5 or later), available from the ATutor Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • ATutor ATutor 1.5.1 and prior


Aug 18, 2005

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