InstantForum.NET multiple scripts cross-site scripting

instantforum-multiple-scripts-xss (31521) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

InstantForum.NET is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Logon.aspx script using the SessionID parameter or the Members1.aspx script using the Username or Update parameters. 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, 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:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jan 15 2007 - 00:02:21 CST : InstantForum.NET Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability.
  • InstantASP Web site: InstantForum.NET v4.1.
  • BID-22052: InstantForum.NET Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-0302: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in InstantASP 4.1.0 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) SessionID parameter to (a) Logon.aspx, and the (2) Username and (3) Update parameters to (b) Members1.aspx.
  • OSVDB ID: 32852: InstantForum.NET Logon.aspx SessionID Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 32853: InstantForum.NET Members1.aspx Multiple Parameter XSS
  • SA23787: InstantForum.NET Members1.aspx and Logon.aspx Cross-Site Scripting

Platforms Affected:

  • InstantASP Limited InstantForum.NET 4.1.0

Reported:

Jan 15, 2007

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