SHOUTcast DJ fields cross-site scripting

shoutcast-djfields-xss (27129) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


SHOUTcast is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by multiple DJ fields. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the 'Description', 'URL', 'Genre", 'AIM' or 'ICQ' fields 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


For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-07-05 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • FreeBSD FreeBSD
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Nullsoft SHOUTcast Server 1.9.5


Jun 08, 2006

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