Hit Counter index.php cross-site scripting
|hitcounter-index-xss (55285)||Medium Risk|
Hit Counter is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the index.php, login.php and forgot.php scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using 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.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- eTek Systems Web site: Hit Counter.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-01-2010]: Hit Counter v2.0 XSS Vulnerability .
- CVE-2010-0941: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in eTek Systems Hit Counter 2.0 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the PATH_INFO to (1) index.php, (2) inc/login.php, (3) admin/index.php, and (4) admin/forgot.php.
- OSVDB ID: 61442: Hit Counter index.php URI XSS
- OSVDB ID: 61443: Hit Counter inc/login.php URI XSS
- OSVDB ID: 61444: Hit Counter admin/index.php URI XSS
- SA38052: Hit Counter Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- eTek Systems Hit Counter 2.0
Jan 02, 2010
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