phpwcms template files cross-site scripting

phpwcms-template-files-xss (26638) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


phpwcms is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by multiple template files. If register_globals is enabled, 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


No remedy available as of May 2007.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun May 21 2006 - 18:11:59 CDT: [KAPDA::#43] - phpwcms multiple vulnerabilities.
  • phpwcms Web site: phpwcms.
  • BID-18063: PHPWCMS CNT6.INC.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2518: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in phpwcms 1.2.5-DEV allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the BL[be_cnt_plainhtml] parameter to include/inc_tmpl/content/
  • OSVDB ID: 25754: phpwcms BL[be_cnt_plainhtml] Parameter XSS
  • SA20239: phpwcms Cross-Site Scripting and Local File Inclusion
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-1934: phpwcms Multiple Local File Inclusion and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • phpwcms phpwcms 1.2.5 DEV


May 21, 2006

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