eggblog rss.php cross-site scripting
|eggblog-rss-xss (38420)||Medium Risk|
eggblog is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the rss.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the PATH_INFO (PHP_SELF) 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.
Upgrade to the latest version of eggblog (3.1.1 or later), available from the eggblog Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Nov 11 2007 - 14:13:27 CST: Eggblog v3.1.0 XSS Vulnerability.
- SourceForge.net: eggblog.
- BID-26408: Eggblog Rss.PHP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-5980: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in home/rss.php in eggblog before 3.1.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the PATH_INFO (PHP_SELF).
- OSVDB ID: 38666: eggblog home/rss.php URL XSS
- SA27668: eggblog rss.php URL Cross-Site Scripting
- eggBlog eggblog 3.1.0
- FreeBSD FreeBSD
Nov 11, 2007
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