Seditio forums.php cross-site scripting

seditio-forums-xss (74463) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Seditio is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the forums.php and pm.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the newmsg, rtext, or newpmtext fields to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. 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: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the patch for this vulnerability (MarkHTML plugin), available from the Seditio Web site. See References.

References:

  • Packetstorm Security Website: Seditio Build 161 Cross Site Scripting / Information Disclosure.
  • Seditio Web Site: Neocrome - Website engines.
  • BID-52802: Seditio 'forums.php' Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-5914: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the sed_import function in system/functions.php in Neocrome Seditio build 160 and 161 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) newmsg or (2) rtext parameter. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 80688: Seditio forums.php Multiple Parameter XSS
  • SA48637: Seditio "newmsg" and "rtext" Script Insertion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Neocrome Seditio 161

Reported:

Mar 29, 2012

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