PHP Live Helper chat.php cross-site scripting

phplivehelper-chat-xss (26497) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PHP Live Helper is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the chat.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'action' 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 August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Turnkey Web Tools PHP Live Helper

Reported:

May 12, 2006

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