Foxrum addpost1.php and addtopic1.php cross-site scripting

foxrum-bbcode-xss (24043) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Foxrum is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the addpost1.php and addtopic1.php scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using BBcode URL tags within a forum message to execute script in a victim?s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, allowing the attacker to steal the victim?s cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • eVuln Advisory EV0020: Foxrum BBCode XSS Vulnerabilty.
  • Foxrum Web site: What is Foxrum?.
  • BID-16172: Foxrum Multiple BBCode Tag Script Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-0156: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Foxrum 4.0.4f allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary Javascript via the javascript URI in bbcode url tags in (1) addpost1.php and (2) addtopic1.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 22296: foxrum url BBcode XSS
  • SA18386: foxrum "url" bbcode Script Insertion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Foxrum Foxrum 4.0.4f

Reported:

Jan 09, 2006

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