BlackBook multiple cross-site scripting

blackbook-multiple-xss (42147) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


BlackBook is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the footer.php and header.php scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the bookCopyright, ver, bookName, bookMetaTags, or estiloCSS 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.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • blackbook Web page: Index of /eejj33/download.
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 01 2008 - 23:29:23 CDT: BlackBook v1.0 Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-29015: BlackBook Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-2188: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in EJ3 BlackBook 1.0 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) bookCopyright and (2) ver parameters to (a) footer.php, and the (3) bookName, (4) bookMetaTags, and (5) estiloCSS parameters to (b) header.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 45347: BlackBook footer.php Multiple Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 45348: BlackBook header.php Multiple Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • BlackBook BlackBook 1.0


May 01, 2008

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