Odysseus Blog blog.php cross-site scripting

odysseusblog-blog-xss (30333) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Odysseus Blog is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the blog.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the page parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Odysseus Blog (2.0.0 or later), available from the Odysseus Blog Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Odysseus Blog Odysseus Blog 1.0.0 and prior

Reported:

Nov 16, 2006

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