Chipmunk Blog membername parameter cross-site scripting

chipmunkblog-membername-xss (43319) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Chipmunk Blog is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the members.php, comments.php, photos.php, archive.php, and cat.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the membername 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.

*CVSS:

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

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Chipmunk-Scripts Web site: Free PHP Scripts -- PHP Guestbook, PHP directory, polls, Free graphics icons, and more webmaster goodies.
  • BID-29883: Chipmunk Blog 'membername' Parameter Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-3186: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Chipmunk Blog (Blogger) allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the membername parameter to (1) members.php, (2) comments.php, (3) photos.php, (4) archive.php, or (5) cat.php. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 47037: Chipmunk Blog members.php membername Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47038: Chipmunk Blog comments.php membername Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47039: Chipmunk Blog photos.php membername Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47040: Chipmunk Blog archive.php membername Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 47041: Chipmunk Blog cat.php membername Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Chipmunk Scripts Chipmunk Blog

Reported:

Jun 23, 2008

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