Php-Stats admin.php cross-site scripting

phpstats-admin-xss (42729) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Php-Stats is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the admin.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the sel_mese or sel_anno 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.


  • Php-Stats Web site: Php-Stats: Le statistiche di accesso ai siti in PHP/MySQL.
  • ZoRLu Advisories, Cuma, Nisan 18. 2008: phpstats XSS.
  • BID-28824: Php-Stats 'admin.php' Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-6212: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in admin.php in Php-Stats allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) sel_mese and (2) sel_anno parameters in a systems action. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 52082: Php-Stats admin.php Multiple Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Php-Stats Php-Stats


Apr 18, 2008

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