Viscacha Bulletin Board CMS admin.php and pm.php cross-site scripting

viscachacms-admin-xss (75577) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Viscacha Bulletin Board CMS is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the admin.php and pm.php scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the text, bad word, poral, topic and message 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: 4.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • Viscacha Bulletin Board CMS Web Site: Viscacha.
  • Vulnerability Lab: Viscacha Forum CMS v0.8.1.1 - Multiple Web Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-53496: Viscacha CMS SQL Injection and Multiple HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-2909: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Viscacha 0.8.1.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) text field in the Private Messages System, (2) Bad Word field in Zensur, or (3) Portal or (4) Topic field in Kommentar.
  • OSVDB ID: 82229: Viscacha Private Messages System text Field XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 82234: Viscacha Zensur Bad Word Field XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 82235: Viscacha Kommentar Multiple Field XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • Viscacha Viscacha Bulletin Board CMS 0.8.1.1

Reported:

May 08, 2012

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