Web4Future News Portal comentarii.php and view.php cross-site scripting

newsportal-comentarii-view-xss (26259) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Web4Future News Portal is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the comentarii.php and view.php scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'id' 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:

  • Portal Solutions Web site: Web4Future Portal Solutions - News Portal.
  • CVE-2006-2243: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Web4Future News Portal allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the ID parameter to (1) comentarii.php or (2) view.php. NOTE: this issue might be resultant from SQL injection.
  • OSVDB ID: 25287: Web4Future Portal Solutions comentarii.php ID Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 25288: Web4Future Portal Solutions view.php ID Parameter XSS
  • SA17880: Web4Future Portal Solutions Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016027: Web4Future News Portal Input Validation Holes Permit SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • Web4Future Portal Solutions News Portal

Reported:

May 04, 2006

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