Article Manager submit_article.php cross-site scripting

article-manager-submitarticle-xss (26673) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Article Manager from Alstrasoft is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the submit_article.php script. 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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Article Manager Web site: AlstraSoft - The Leading Business Software Provider. Start Your Own Turnkey Web Sites With AlstraSoft PHP Scripts. Solutions For Autoresponder, Live Support, Social Networking, Affiliate Network, Website Monitoring & Template Selling businesses.
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon May 22 2006 - 18:20:22 CDT: Alstrasoft Article Manager Pro v1.6.
  • CVE-2006-2567: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in submit_article.php in Alstrasoft Article Manager Pro 1.6 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML when submitting an article, as demonstrated using a javascript URI in a Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) property of a STYLE attribute of an element.
  • OSVDB ID: 25866: AlstraSoft Article Manager Pro submit_article.php Article Submission XSS
  • SA20228: AlstraSoft Article Manager Pro SQL Injection and Script Insertion

Platforms Affected:

  • Alstrasoft Article Manager Pro 1.6

Reported:

May 22, 2006

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