DownloadControl dc.php cross-site scripting

downloadcontrol-dc-xss (26624) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


DownloadControl from Jemscripts is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the dc.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'dcid' 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.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • DownloadControl Web site: Download file management system.
  • CVE-2006-2553: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Jemscripts DownloadControl 1.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTML or web script via the dcid parameter to dc.php. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information. This issue appears to be independent from a different issue that involves the same vector.
  • OSVDB ID: 25715: JemScripts DownloadControl dc.php dcid Parameter XSS
  • SA20212: JemScripts DownloadControl "dcid" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Jemscripts DownloadControl 1.0


May 23, 2006

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