Oxwall index.php cross-site scripting

oxwall-index-xss (73399) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Oxwall is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the index.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the plugin parameters 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: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Oxwall (1.2 or later), available from the Oxwall Web site. See References.


  • Oxwall Web Site: Oxwall - Free Community Software | Social Network Script.
  • Packet Storm Web site: Oxwall 1.1.1 Cross Site Scripting.
  • Packetstorm Security Website: Oxwall 1.1.1 Cross Site Scripting.
  • BID-52090: Oxwall Multiple Cross Site Scripting and HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • BID-52125: Oxwall 'plugin' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-4928: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in ow_updates/index.php in Oxwall 1.1.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the plugin parameter.

Platforms Affected:

  • Oxwall Software Oxwall 1.1.1


Feb 21, 2012

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