PHP Address Book preferences.php and index.php cross-site scripting
|phpaddressbook-multiple-xss (73944)||Medium Risk|
PHP Address Book is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the preferences.php and index.php scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the from and group 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.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [03-10-2012]: PHP Address Book 6.2.12 Multiple security vulnerabilities.
- PHP Address Book Web Site: PHP Address Book | Free Business & Enterprise software downloads at SourceForge.net.
- BID-52396: PHP Address Book Multiple SQL Injection and Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- BID-53598: PHP Address Book Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-1912: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in preferences.php in PHP Address Book 7.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the from parameter. NOTE: the index.php vector is already covered by CVE-2008-2566.
- SA42781: PHP-addressbook group_name SQL Injection Vulnerability
- SA49212: PHP-addressbook Multiple Vulnerabilities
- PHP Address Book PHP Address Book 6.2.12
Mar 10, 2012
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