YaBB hexadecimal URL encoded cross-site scripting

yabb-encoded-css (7840) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

YaBB (Yet Another Bulletin Board) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker can post a message that contains hexadecimal URL encoded embedded JavaScript within IMG (image) HTML tags, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser once the message is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to obtain a user's cookie-based authentication credentials or perform other malicious activity.


Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • YaBB YaBB 1 Gold SP1 and prior

Reported:

Jan 08, 2002

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