Gforge words parameter cross-site scripting
|gforge-words-xss (31346)||Medium Risk|
GForge is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the advanced_search.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the words 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.
Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jan 08 2007 - 15:54:01 CST : GForge Cross Site Scripting vulnerability.
- GForge Web site: GForge helps you manage the entire development life cycle.
- BID-21946: GForge Advanced_Search.PHP Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-0176: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in search/advanced_search.php in GForge 4.5.11 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the words parameter.
- DSA-1475: gforge -- missing input sanitising
- OSVDB ID: 31248: GForge advanced_search.php words Parameter XSS
- SA23675: GForge "advanced_search.php" Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- SECTRACK ID: 1017482: GForge Input Validation Hole in `advanced_search.php` Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
- Debian Debian Linux 4.0
- GForge GForge 4.5.11
Jan 08, 2007
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