ATutor multiple scripts cross-site scripting

atutor-multiplescripts-xss (72412) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


ATutor is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by multiple 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.


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 October 1, 2014.


  • ATuiutor Web Site: ATutor.
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Jan 15 2012 - 04:00:39 CST : ATutor 2.0.3 Multiple XSS vulnerabilities.
  • Packetstorm Security Website: ATutor 2.0.3 Cross Site Scripting.
  • BID-51423: ATutor Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • BID-53274: ATutor 'registration.php' Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-6528: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in ATutor before 2.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the PATH_INFO to (1) themes/default/tile_search/index.tmpl.php, (2) login.php, (3) search.php, (4) password_reminder.php, (5) login.php/jscripts/infusion, (6) login.php/mods/_standard/flowplayer, (7) browse.php/jscripts/infusion/framework/fss, (8) registration.php/themes/default/ie_styles.css, (9) about.php, or (10) themes/default/social/basic_profile.tmpl.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 78341: ATutor Multiple Script URI XSS
  • SA47597: ATutor Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • ATutor ATutor 2.0.3


Jan 15, 2012

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