Real Time Currency Exchange rates.php cross-site scripting

realtime-rates-xss (51853) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Real Time Currency Exchange is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the rates.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the Amount 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:

  • Packet Storm Web Site: Real Time Currency Exchange suffers from a cross site scripting vulnerability.
  • PHP Scripts Now Web site: Real Time Currency Exchange.
  • CVE-2009-4715: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in rates.php in Real Time Currency Exchange allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the Amount parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 56081: Real Time Currency Exchange rates.php Amount Parameter XSS
  • SA35936: Real Time Currency Exchange "Amount" Cross-Site Scripting

Platforms Affected:

  • PHP Scripts Now Real Time Currency Exchange

Reported:

Jul 20, 2009

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