Ideal BB cross-site scripting

ldealbb-xss (26355) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Ideal BB is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability 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.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Ideal BB (1.5.4b or later), available from the Ideal BB Web site. See References.


  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Sun May 07 2006 - 23:59:00 CDT: Multiple Vulnerabilities In IdealBB ASP Bulletin Board.
  • Ideal BB Web site: Ideal Science: Bulletin Board Software.
  • BID-17920: IdealBB Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2321: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Ideal Science Ideal BB 1.5.4a and earlier allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unknown vectors. NOTE: due to lack of details from the researcher, it is not clear whether this overlaps CVE-2004-2207.
  • OSVDB ID: 25458: IdealBB Multiple Unspecified XSS
  • SA20035: IdealBB Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Ideal Science Ideal BB 1.5.4a and prior


May 08, 2006

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