OpenFAQ submit.php cross-site scripting

openfaq-submit-xss (26286) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

OpenFAQ is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the submit.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'q' parameter to execute HTML script in an administrative user'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 July 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • OpenFAQ OpenFAQ 0.4.0

Reported:

May 05, 2006

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