OpenBB [IMG] tag cross-site scripting

openbb-img-xss (8278) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


OpenBB (Open Bulletin Board) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could post a malicious message containing JavaScript embedded within [IMG] tags, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser once the message is viewed.

An attacker could also exploit cross-site scripting vulnerabilities using OpenBB by creating a malicious URL link containing embedded script, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser in the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked.




Apply the codeparse.php patch, as listed in the Open Bulletin Board Announcements Forum message dated 25-02-02 22:05:43. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Iansoft Enterprises OpenBB 1.0.0 RC3


Feb 25, 2002

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