OpenFAQ submit.php cross-site scripting
|openfaq-submit-xss (26286)||Medium Risk|
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.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri May 05 2006 - 19:47:22 CDT: OpenFAQ - HTML injection and XSS (Cross Site Scripting).
- SourceForge.net: OpenFAQ.
- BID-17860: OpenFAQ Validate.PHP HTML Injection Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-2252: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in submit.php in OpenFAQ 0.4.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the q parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 25350: OpenFAQ submit.php q Parameter XSS
- SA20018: OpenFAQ "q" Parameter Script Insertion Vulnerability
- OpenFAQ OpenFAQ 0.4.0
May 05, 2006
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