Siche Search ssearch.php cross-site scripting

sichesearch-ssearch-xss (74914) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Siche Search is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the ssearch.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the search parameter 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.

*CVSS:

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

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • Packetstorm Security Website: Siche Search v.0.5 Zerboard - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities.
  • Siche Search Web Site: Siche Search.
  • BID-53035: Siche Search 'ssearch.php' Cross Site Scripting and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-4744: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in ssearch.php in the Siche search module 0.5 for Zeroboard allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the search parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 81179: Siche Search Module for Zeroboard ssearch.php search Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Siche Search Siche Search 0.5

Reported:

Apr 15, 2012

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