Geeklog getimage.php cross-site scripting

geeklog-getimage-xss (26862) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Geeklog is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the getimage.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'image' 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:

Upgrade to the latest version of Geeklog (1.4.0sr3 or 1.3.11sr6), available from the Geeklog Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Geeklog Geeklog prior to 1.3.11 sr6
  • Geeklog Geeklog prior to 1.4.0 sr3

Reported:

May 28, 2006

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