XOOPS Private Message System cross-site scripting

xoops-private-message-xss (8025) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

XOOPS could allow a remote attacker to execute script on another user's system. A vulnerability regarding the lack of filtering in the (Title) field in the Private Message System could allow a remote attacker to embed malicious script in the (Title) field, which would be executed when another user receives the private message.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Jan 29 2002 - 10:00:17 CST: Xoops Private Message System Script injection.
  • XOOPS Web site: Welcome to XOOPS official website!.
  • BID-3978: Xoops Private Message System Cross-Agent Scripting Vulnerability
  • BID-3981: Xoops Private Message Box Cross-Agent Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0217: Cross-site scripting (CSS) vulnerabilities in the Private Message System for XOOPS 1.0 RC1 allow remote attackers to execute Javascript on other web clients via (1) the Title field or a Private Message Box or (2) the image field parameter in pmlite.php.

Platforms Affected:

  • XOOPS XOOPS RC1.0

Reported:

Jan 29, 2002

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