SleeperChat index.php script cross-site scripting

sleeperchat-index-xss (24300) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

SleeperChat is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the index.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the pseudo parameter 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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • SleeperChat Web page: Index of /chat.
  • BID-16363: SleeperChat Index.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-0415: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in index.php in SleeperChat 0.3f and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the pseudo parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 22784: SleeperChat index.php pseudo Parameter XSS
  • SECTRACK ID: 1015525: SleeperChat Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • SleeperChat SleeperChat 0.3f and prior

Reported:

Jan 23, 2006

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